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Oleksander Usyk

Joshua has 2 wildcard opponents for April 13 says Hearn

By Tim Royner: Eddie Hearn says there are two possible “wildcard” opponents that he’s looking to possibly match Anthony Joshua against on April 13, with one of them being more a surprise than the other, according to IFL TV.  → read full story

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Tony Bellew possible for November 10th or 17th

By Scott Gilfoid: Tony Bellew and IBF/WBA/WBC/WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk has two possible dates of November 10th and 17, according to Michael Benson.  → read full story

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Murat Gassiev on July 21

By Allan Fox: Trainer Abel Sanchez says the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight finals between WBC/WBO champion Oleksander Usyk and IBF/WBA champion Murat Gassiev will be taking place on July 21 at a still to be determined location.  → read full story

Usyk vs Gassiev Postponed

Usyk Suffers Injury – Cruiserweight Final Postponed Team Usyk has informed Comosa AG that Mr Usyk suffered a minor elbow injury whilst training for his World Boxing Super Series Final against Murat Gassiev, for the Muhammad Ali Trophy.  → read full story

Arreola says Murat Gassiev is the biggest puncher he’s faced in sparring

By Jim Dower: Former 2-time heavyweight world title challenger Chris Arreola raves about the punching power of IBF/WBA cruiserweight champion Murat ‘Iron’ Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs), saying that he’s the hardest puncher he’s been inside the ring with in sparring.  → read full story

Bellew: If I land my left hook on Usyk, it will have an effect

By Scott Gilfoid: Tony Bellew says he’s going to immediately call out WBC/WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) if/when he wins the World Boxing Super Series [WBSS] tournament on May 11th in his fight against IBF cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs).  → read full story

Dorticos loses to Gassiev, wants rematch

By Allan Fox: Yunier Dorticos (22-1, 21 KOs) put in a valiant effort last Saturday night in his unification fight against Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs), but ultimately, he fell short in getting stopped in the 12th round in Adler, Russia.  → read full story

Murat Gassiev vs. Yunier Dorticos – Official weights

By Allan Fox: IBF World cruiserweight champion Murat ‘Iron’ Gassiev (25-0, 18 KOs) and WBA champion Yunier ‘The KO Doctor’ Dorticos (22-0, 21 KOs) both made weight on Friday for their semifinals match on Saturday night at the Bolshoy Ice Dome in Adler, Russia.  → read full story

Tony Bellew wants Usyk fight if he wins WBSS

By Scott Gilfoid: Tony Bellew reportedly plans on using his WBC ‘emeritus champion’ status to try and get a title shot against WBC/WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) if he wins the World Boxing Super Series [WBSS] tournament on May 11 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  → read full story

Oleksandr Usyk should stay at cruiserweight

By Jim Dower: Okeksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) had a really difficult tie last Saturday night in barely beating WBC cruiserweight champion Mairis Briedis (23-1, 18 KOs) by a 12 round majority decision in Riga, Latvia.  → read full story

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