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Dillian Whyte: No one knows who Oleksander Usyk is

By Tim Royner: Dillian Whyte doesn’t rate unified cruiserweight champion Oleksander Usyk as a big enough name for him to be worthy of fighting, if he can’t get the match he wants against IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua on April 13 at Wembley Stadium in London, UK.  → read full article

Oleksandr Usyk could face Povetkin or Luis Ortiz next

By Mike Smith: Oleksander Usyk’s promoter Alex Krassyuk reportedly says there’s a seventy percent chance of Oleksander, 31, moving up to heavyweight to face either Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (30-1, 26 KOs) or Alexander Povetkin in what would be his first fight in the division as a pro, according to Fightnews info via Michael Benson.  → […]

My boxing awards 2018

By Gav Duthie: A little bit late in the boxing awards this year but last night there were several big fights and late claims for awards both in the UK and the US.  → read full article

Hearn wants Usyk to face Whyte, Chisora, Ward or Takam in early 2019

By Tim Royner: Promoter Eddie Hearn says he’s hoping to match unified cruiserweight Oleksander Usyk with the winner or loser of this Saturday’s fight between Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora, Andre Ward or Carlos Takam for a fight in April of 2019.  → read full article

Oleksander Usyk says Andre Ward fight interests him

By Mike Smith: Unbeaten cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs) is quite clear when asked if he wants to face former two division world champion Andre Ward (32-0, 16 KOs).  → read full article

Oleksander Usyk says he isn’t facing Anthony Joshua next

By Mike Smith: Unified cruiserweight champion Oleksander Usyk says it’s fake news about the rumors that have been spreading around the boxing world that he’ll be challenging IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua on April 13 at Wembley Stadium in London, England.  → read full article

Joshua vs. Usyk possible for April 13 says Warren

By Jim Dower: Promoter Frank Warren says that he’s hearing that heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will be facing Oleksander Usyk on April 13, not Dillian Whyte, who has been rumored to be the one that will be picked out by Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn for the date at Wembley Stadium.  → read full article

Hearn wants Usyk to start facing top heavyweights in 2019

By Scott Gilfoid: Oleksander Usyk needs to start facing the top heavyweights in the division in 2019 if he wants to see himself facing IBF/WBA/WBO champion Anthony Joshua in the near future, according to his promoter Eddie Hearn.  → read full article

Tony Bellew officially announces his retirement

By Scott Gilfoid: After talking about retiring for months, former WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew finally made it official on Thursday in retiring from he sport of boxing.  → read full article

Wladimir Klitschko and Oleksandr Usyk ruled out as opponents for Anthony Joshua’s next fight on April 13

By Allan Fox: Wladimir Klitschko won’t be making a comeback to face Anthony Joshua in a rematch on April 13 next year at Wembley Stadium, in London, England.  → read full article

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