Next fight of Oleksandr Usyk is not determined yet.
Egis Klimas, manager of Alexander Usyk (15-0, 11 KOs), said that the Ukrainian is not going to rush with the transition to the heavyweights. The undisputed cruiserweight champion can have two more battles within the 200 pound limit the nearest future.
Alexander Krasyuk, the promoter of the WBA, WBC, WBO, WBO, IBF and The Ring cruiserweight champion Alexander Usyk (15-0, 11 KOs) explained how occurred the substitution of Usyk’s coach after the WBSS semi-final.
Vice-president of the National League of Professional Boxing of Ukraine Alina Shaternikova expressed the opinion that Alexander Usyk was very risky, agreeing to fight with Murat Gassiev in Moscow.
Two Ukrainians were included in the list of the top 10 boxers in the world according to the Association of Journalists of America, writing about boxing (BWAA).
According to the British promoter Eddie Hearn, the bout between the undisputed cruiserweight champion Alexander Usyk (15-0, 11 KOs) and former world champion in the same weight category Tony Bellew (30-2-1, 20 KOs) can land on 10 November in Liverpool. Negotiations about this meeting began immediately after the victory of the Ukrainian in the finale of the World Boxing Super Series over Murat Gassiev in Moscow.