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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

Usyk suffers biceps injury, Takam fight postponed

By Charles Brun: In a bid of bad news, Oleksandr Usyk has suffered a bicep injury and will need to postpone his May 25 fight at heavyweight against former world title challenger Carlos Takam on DAZN from the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland.  → read full story

Anthony Joshua “100%” willing to fight Oleksandr Usyk next

By Tim Royner: Anthony Joshua says he’s willing to defend his WBO heavyweight title against Oleksandr Usyk if the World Boxing Organization orders the fight.  → read full story

Michael Hunter and Filip Hrgovic on Usyk-Takam card on May 25

By Sean Jones: Promoter Eddie Hearn says he’s added 2012 U.S Olympian heavyweight Michael Hunter (16-1, 11 KOs) and 2016 super heavyweight Olympic bronze medalist Filip Hrgovic (7-0, 5 KOs) in separate fights to the undercard of Oleksandr Usyk vs.  → read full story

Usyk vs. Takam on DAZN on May 25

By Tim Royner: It’s now official that unified cruiserweight champion Oleksander Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs) will be making his first fight at heavyweight against 38-year-old former world title challenger Carlos Takam (36-5-1, 28 KOs) in a 10 round fight live on DAZN and Sky Sports at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland.  → read […]

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