Oleksandr Usyk: Biography, record, fights and more (2024)

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          Oleksandr Usyk: Biography, record, fights and more


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          Jun 4, 2024, 09:15 AM ET

          Oleksandr Usyk, of Ukraine, is the undisputed heavyweight world champion. Usyk is also a former cruiserweight undisputed champion and 2012 Olympics gold medalist. He won the WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles with a decision victory over Anthony Joshua in September 2021 and has defended the belts twice, including in an August 2022 rematch with Joshua. He unified all four belts with a split-decision win over Tyson Fury on May 18. Usyk has also notable victories over Daniel Dubois and Derek Chisora at heavyweight, and against Tony Bellew, Mairis Briedis, and Murat Gassiev at cruiserweight.

          Next fight: Dec. 21 vs. Tyson Fury

          Record: 21-0, 14 KOs
          DOB: Jan. 17, 1987
          Age: 37
          Stance: Southpaw
          Reach: 78 inches
          Height: 6-foot-3

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          • The heavyweight lineal champions: Tyson Fury and the 37 others who preceded him

          • 'Please don't beat me up': Fury mocks Usyk

          • Tyson Fury's father head-butts Usyk team member ahead of bout

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          • Oleksandr Usyk won't judge Tyson Fury for postponing fight

          • Will Fury be ready to face Usyk in May? Here are some answers

          • Tyson Fury-Oleksandr Usyk title fight rescheduled for May 18

          • Tyson Fury cut in training; Feb. 17 bout vs. Oleksandr Usyk ppd.

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          • Sources: Tyson Fury-Oleksandr Usyk title bout set for Feb.

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          • Lapsed fan's guide to the heavyweight division: So really, when are we getting Tyson Fury-Oleksandr Usyk?

          • Oleksandr Usyk wins again; is Tyson Fury next? That's obvious, but not so easy

          • Oleksandr Usyk knocks Daniel Dubois down a second time to finally finish the fight and retain his belts.

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