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Oleksander Usyk vs. Alexander Povetkin planned for May 18 in Chicago

By Trevor McIntyre: Promoter Eddie Hearn is planning in bringing unbeaten undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksander Usyk over to the United States for his debut fight at heavyweight against former World Boxing Association champion Alexander Povetkin on DAZN on May 18 in Chicago, Illinois, according to ESPN.  → read full story

How far can Oleksander Usyk go at heavyweight?

By Gav Duthie: It has been over 30 years since the undisputed Cruiserweight champion Evander Holyfield decided to make his assault on the heavyweight division when he stopped James Tillis in 1988.  → read full story

Hearn says Usyk to fight on May 18, wants Povetkin, Parker or Ortiz

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn says Oleksander Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs) will be making his heavyweight debut on May 18, possibly against Alexander Povetkin, Joseph Parker or Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz.  → read full story

Whyte could face Breazeale, Ortiz or Povetkin next

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn says he met this week with Dillian Whyte on Monday to discuss the possibility of him facing Dominic Breazele, Alexander Povetkin or Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz if they can’t put together a fight against Anthony Joshua for April 13, May or June.  → read full story

Alexander Povetkin wants Dillian Whyte next

By Scott Gilfoid: Alexander Povetkin wants to face Dillian Whyte in his next fight when he returns to the ring in April, according to Rianru.  → read full story

Povetkin wants Whyte vs. Chisora 2 winner

By Tim Royner: Alexander Povetkin wants to face the winner of this Saturday’s rematch between Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora in 2019, according to Sky Sports.  → 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

Usyk not pleased with Joshua’s performance against Povetkin

By Scott Gilfoid: Oleksandr Usyk saw IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s fight against Alexander Povetkin last weekend, and he said he didn’t like the punishment he took in winning he fight by a 7th round knockout.  → read full story

Haye comments on Joshua-Povetkin results

By Tim Royner: David Haye came away with new appreciation of Anthony Joshua’s talent in taking some big licks in the early rounds against former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin to come back to stop him in round 7 last Saturday night in front of 90,000 fans at Wembey Stadium in London, UK.  → read full […]

Joshua wants Wilder to negotiate April fight before he faces Fury in December

By Tim Royner: Anthony Joshua is in agreement with his promoter Eddie Hearn that if WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) wants to fight him on April 13, he needs to negotiate the fight before he faces Tyson Fury (27-0, 19 KOs) on December 1.  → read full story

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