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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 story

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 story

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 story

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 story

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 story

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 story

Oleksander Usyk’s manager interested in Andre Ward bout at cruiserweight

By Jim Dower: Oleksander Usyk might not move up to heavyweight in his next fight as fans have thought he would.  → read full story

Anthony Joshua excited about Oleksander Usyk fight

By Allan Fox: Oleksander Usyk is in the target sights of IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua following his win over Tony Bellew last Saturday night in defending his cruiserweight titles.  → read full story

Hearn lists Oleksander Usyk’s opponents at heavyweight

By Tim Royner: Cruiserweight unified champion Oleksander Usyk has a number of high level options for his career now that he’s about to move up to heavyweight division.  → read full story

Hearn says Oleksander Usyk will be ready for Joshua after 2 fights

By Jim Dower: Oleksander Usyk will be ready to challenge IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs) for his titles after two fights next year at heavyweight, according to Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn.  → read full story


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