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Aleksandr Usyk vs. Tony Bellew on Nov.10, says Hearn

By Scott Gilfoid: The working date for cruiserweight showdown between IBF/WBA/WBC/WBO champion Aleksandr Usyk (15-0, 11 KOs) and Tony Bellew (30-2-1, 20 KOs) is November 10 in UK, according to his Tony’s promoter Eddie Hearn.  → read full story

WBO makes Usyk ‘Super champion,’ eligible to be Joshua’s mandatory

By Tim Royner: After his 12 round unanimous decision win over Murat Gassiev in their big unification fight on July 21, the World Boxing Organization has made Aleksandr Usyk their ‘Super Champion,’ at cruiserweight, which means he’s now available to be WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s mandatory challenger once he moves up in weight to […]

Bellew and Frank Warren discuss Joshua’s $50 million offer for Wilder fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Tony Bellew and promoter Frank Warren verbally jousted on Monday on the subject of whether a $50 million contract was sent by WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s management to Anthony Joshua for a unification fight.  → read full story

Andre Ward says he misses boxing

By Allan Fox: In what could be a sign of a pending comeback, former two division world champion Andre ‘SOG’ Ward posted photos of him sparring on his social media site on Friday, saying ”Boxing, I miss you.” If Ward, 34, was to launch a comeback in 2018, he would figure to be in the […]

Hearn wants Usyk to face Bellew, then Dillian Whyte

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn says if undisputed cruiserweight champion Aleksandr Usyk wants to challenge heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua for his world titles, then he’ll need to go through his Matchroom stable fighters Tony Bellew in November followed by Dillian Whyte after that before he can eventually share the ring with AJ.  → read full story

Bellew says he’ll knockout Usyk and then retire

By Scott Gilfoid: Tony Bellew says he’ll knockout undisputed cruiserweight champion Aleksandr Usyk, and then retire afterwards due to how punishing the fight will be for him.  → read full story

Tony Bellew accepts Aleksandr Usyk’s challenge

By Scott Gilfoid: Tony Bellew has accepted the challenge to face unified IBF/WBA/WBC/WBO and Ring cruiserweight champion Aleksandr Usyk’s challenge to face him following his decisive 12 round unanimous decision win over IBF/WBA champion Murat Gassiev (26-1, 19 KOs) last Saturday night in World Boxing Super Series final in Moscow, Russia.  → read full story

Aleksandr Usyk beats Murat Gassiev, calls out Tony Bellew

By Allan Fox: Aleksandr Usyk did what most fans expected him to do in defeating Murat Gassiev on Saturday night in a lopsided 12 round unanimous decision in a master class performance in the World Boxing Super Series final in Moscow, Russia.  → read full story

Tony Bellew’s next fight down to three names: Fury, Stevenson or Ward

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn has three names – Tyson Fury, Andre Ward or Adonis Stevenson – that he’ll be looking to select from for former WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew’s next fight.  → read full story

Tony Bellew wants winner of of Oleksandr Usyk vs. Murat Gassiev

By Tim Royner: Tony Bellew says he wants to fight the winner of next months’ July 21 fight between cruiserweight champions Oleksander Usyk and Murat Gassiev in their World Boxing Super Series finals fight.  → read full story


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