Tag: Oleksandr Usyk

Dare to be Great

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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🏆 (🇺🇦Usyk, 🇬🇧Smith, 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Taylor, 🇯🇵Inoue) 🏆

Usyk Heavyweight Debut Goes According to Plan, Secures Victory as Witherspoon Retires After 7

Lineal Cruserweight 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”

A Legacy in a Single Snapshot

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”

Spong is Out, Witherspoon is In as the Usyk Show Continues on October 12th 🗞️

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 🗞️”

The Wait is Finally Over, Usyk to Take on his First Assignment in the Heavyweight Division

The wait is finally over, as Cruiserweight legend & current Lineal Champion 👑🥇🇺🇦Oleksandr Usyk (16-0-0, 12KO) returns after an 11 month hiatus, to finally make his Heavyweight debut to test the waters and get his feet wet for the journey he is looking to travel. He will have a solid opponent in front of him to serve as a litmus test to where Usyk stands as of today when he faces ranked undefeated Heavyweight 🇳🇱Tyrone Spong (14-0-0, 13KO) of the Netherlands, who is ranked #6 by the WBO sanctioning body. Continue reading “The Wait is Finally Over, Usyk to Take on his First Assignment in the Heavyweight Division”