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Vasyl Lomachenko-Jason Sosa card now includes Oleksandr Usyk-Michael Hunter & Oleksandr Gvozdyk-Yunieski Gonzalez

The Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Jason Sosa junior lightweight world championship event has become an embarrassment of Ukrainian riches with the addition of two title fights. Undefeated WBO cruiserweight world champion and Olympic gold medalist Oleksandr Usyk and Olympic bronze medalist Oleksandr Gvozdyk will be in action against Michael Hunter and Yunieski Gonzalez respectively, in all...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 24, 2017

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Thabiso Mchunu fight analysis & preview

This Saturday night undefeated WBO Cruiserweight World Champion Oleksandr Usyk (10-0, 9 KOs) will make his first defense against Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu (17-2, 11 KOs) at the Forum in Inglewood, California. This exciting match-up will open HBO World Championship Boxing telecast beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT headlined by Bernard Hopkins vs. Joe Smith Jr. Below is the scouting...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 14, 2016

Oleksandr Usyk And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule

A 51-year-old man headlines the boxing schedule this weekend. Do a search for “51-year-old man” on Google Images and you’ll turn up something like the picture above, although you’ll also get — really? — Keanu Reeves. Anyway. Bernard Hopkins’ fight is noteworthy mainly because Bernard Hopkins is in it, but there are some interesting fights this weekend, perhaps more...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Cruiserweight champion Usyk to fight on Hopkins undercard

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk will defend his belt on the undercard of Bernard Hopkins' farewell fight Dec. 17. Usyk's promoters announced his bout against South Africa's Thabiso Mchunu on Wednesday. Usyk (10-0, 9 KOs) will make his U.S. debut at the Forum before the 51-year-old Hopkins' bout against Joe Smith Jr. Usyk was an Olympic gold medalist...
Via Associated Press
November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Results: Oleksandr Usyk defeats Kryzysztof Glowacki by decision

Oleksandr Usyk won the WBO Cruiserweight title with a convincing unanimous decision over previously undefeated Krzysztof Glowacki in a bout from Gdsansk, Poland. Usyk, a 2012 Olympic Gold Medal winner controlled the action of the entertaining affair. The native of Ukraine won by scores of 119-109 and 117-111 twice to raise his perfect mark to 10-0. Glowacki, who was trying to make...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 17, 2016

Canelo Alvarez, Oleksandr Usyk And The Rest Of The Weekend’s Boxing Schedule

There’s a bigger name fighting this weekend, but despite his Mexican redhead status, Canelo Alvarez’s hair has nothing on Oleksandr Usyk’s. And Usyk’s fight is better, too! We did miss some meaningful action by virtue of your TQBR proprietor being on vacation this week; you can catch up on Dusty Hernandez-Harrison, Shinsuke Yamanaka and Hozumi Hasegawa in the links there...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Krysztof Glowacki vs. Oleksandr Usyk this Saturday, will be streamed online live in US

Undefeated WBO Cruiserweight titlist Krzysztof Glowacki will make the 2nd defense of his title this Saturday when he takes on undefeated Oleksandr Usyk. The bout will be streamed live in the United States on www.klowdtv.com at 2:30 PM ET. The bout will take place at the Ergo Arena in Gdansk, Poland, will feature two of the best cruiserweights in the world as they will risk their...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 15, 2016

Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring. Usyk is the reigning Olympic heavyweight gold medalist and is now trying to challenge for top pro titles, but his career has become tangled up in Ukraine's political turmoil. Since turning pro in 2013, Usyk has won all his six fights by knockout and is now gearing up for the biggest...
Via Associated Press
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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