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Aleksandr Usyk back in gym training for Carlos Takam fight in September

By Charles Brun: A fleshy looking Aleksandr Usyk is back in training for his rescheduled fight at heavyweight against #14 WBO fringe contender Carlos Takam for September.  → read full story

Hearn wants Usyk to challenge Joshua vs. Ruiz winner

By Charles Brun: Eddie Hearn is planning on rescheduling the clash between #1 WBO Oleksander Usyk and Carlos Takam for September, according to Michael Benson.  → read full story

WBO makes Oleksandr Usyk heavyweight mandatory

By Tim Royner: In a predictable move, the WBO announced on Saturday that they’ve made unbeaten Oleksandr Usyk their mandatory at heavyweight.  → read full story

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Carlos Takam in the works for September

By Tim Royner: Oleksandr Usyk and former heavyweight world title challenger will likely be facing each other in September.  → read full story

Oleksandr Usyk would like WBSS heavyweight tournament

A week out from the Season 2 Cruiserweight Semi-Finals, Season 1 champ Oleksandr Usyk can’t pick a clear favorite in Riga and hopes for a WBSS tournament in his new division.  → read full story

Oleksandr Usyk moves to heavyweight, WBO makes Krzysztof Glowacki new cruiserweight champion

By Jeff Aranow: The World Boxing Organization has made Krzysztof Glowacki their new WBO crusierweight champion after the previous champ Oleksandr Usyk moved up to heavyweight to go after the world titles in that weight class.  → read full story

Oleksander Usyk made WBC cruiserweight ‘champion recess’

By Jim Dower: In a long overdue move, the WBC has changed WBC cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk to ‘champion in recess’ so that the belt will be free for the other top contenders in the WBC’s top 15 to fight for the belt.  → read full story

Hearn names Joshua’s next potential opponents: Pulev, Usyk & Whyte

By Trevor McIntyre: Eddie Hearn has already selected three possible options for Anthony Joshua’s next fight and they are as follows: Kubrat Pulev, Oleksandr Usyk and Dillian Whyte.  → read full story

Oleksandr Usyk to fight in September

By Mike Smith: Oleksandr Usyk will be returning in September to resume his career at heavyweight, according to his promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport.  → read full story

Oleksandr Usyk to return in August

By Mike Smith: Oleksandr Usyk will be out of commission until August with a bicep injury he suffered while training for his now postponed May 25 fight against heavyweight Carlos Takam.  → read full story

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