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Hearn wants Oleksandr Usyk vs. Dereck Chisora on March 7 in Manchester

By Tim Royner: March 7th is the working date for a fight between former world title challenger Dereck Chisora (32-9, 23 KOs) and Oleksandr Usyk (17-0, 13 KOs), according to Eddie Hearn in speaking to IFL TV.  → read full story

Hunter believes Oleksandr Usyk could give Joshua problems

By Tim Royner: Anthony Joshua’s second reign as the IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion could be a short one once he faces his WBO mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk.  → read full story

WBO orders Joshua to defend against Usyk next

By Charles Brun: Anthony Joshua and his clever promoter Eddie Hearn will need to make a fast decision now that the WBO has officially ordered him to defend against their mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk next within 180 days.  → read full story

Hearn says Joshua vs. Usyk happens in 2020

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn plans on putting together a fight between Oleksander Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs) and Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs) in 2020.  → 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

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 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

Oleksander Usyk says he’s not ready for Anthony Joshua yet

By Mike Smith: IBF/WBA/WBC/WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksander Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs) says he’s not ready to face Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs) for his IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight titles when he moves up in weight in 2019.  → read full story

Oleksander Usyk says he’ll retire after becoming undisputed heavyweight champion

By Scott Gilfoid: Oleksander Usyk is looking past his opponent Tony Bellew for their fight this Saturday towards a bigger one in the future against IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.  → 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 […]

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