Reports have come out of P4P star and Heavyweight contender ♛🥇🇺🇦Oleksandr Usyk (17-0-0, 13KO👊) suffering a left elbow injury during sparring. The injury isn’t serious enough to where his previously targeted March 28th bout with rugged perennial contender 🇿🇼🇬🇧Dereck “War” Chisora (32-9-0, 23KO👊) would have to be shelved, but apparently it is bad enough that his Promoter Eddie Hearn has indicated that the bout will be pushed back until May or even a month or two extra down the road, of course depending on the recovery progression of Usyk’s elbow.
The beauty of a Tournament is naturally inherent. It is all-or-nothing, comprised by aspiring boxers looking to void politics in challenging themselves to fight the best, try to prove to be the best, and in upholding the integrity of not just them on a personal basis, but also for boxing’s sake.
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Lineal Cruiserweight World Champion ♛🥇🇺🇦Oleksandr Usyk (17-0-0, 13KO👊) finally put his Heavyweight debut in the books and got his feet wet at the new weight, testing out his physical prowess, and his range before stepping up the action in round 4 to overwhelm late replacement 🇺🇸Chazz Witherspoon (38-4-0, 29KO👊), leading up to a 7th round stoppage victory to start his journey in the Heavyweight division. Continue reading “Usyk Heavyweight Debut Goes According to Plan, Secures Victory as Witherspoon Retires After 7”
Pictured here is some of what 👑🥇🇺🇦Oleksandr Usyk (16-0-0, 12KO) has left us in the sport of boxing as a Cruiserweight, as he ventures off to the Heavyweight division in pursuit of bigger aspirations. From his masterclass performances against elite fighters in 🇵🇱Kyzysztof Glowacki, 🇺🇸Michael Hunter, 🇱🇻Mairis Breidis & 🇷🇺Murat Gassiev who all entered into the ring undefeated when they faced the Ukrainian… Continue reading “A Legacy in a Single Snapshot”
Upon revelation yesterday that there were some adverse findings in the VADA testing process for 🇳🇱Tyrone Spong, he was immediately pulled off of Saturday night’s card. Fortunate for ♛🥇🇺🇦Oleksandr Usyk (16-0-0, 12KO👊), there were reportedly multiple replacement fighters already in place in the event of something like this happening, and today we have learned that the fighter stepping in for Saturdays assignment will be veteran American Heavyweight 🇺🇸Chazz Witherspoon (38-3-0, 29KO👊).
Continue reading “Spong is Out, Witherspoon is In as the Usyk Show Continues on October 12th 🗞️”