The undefeated 2012 Olympic heavyweight gold medalist, current Wbo, Wbc, Wba and Ibf champion Oleksandr Usyk entered this fight with a perfect record of 15-0-0 (11 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 cruiserweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has won over Marco Huck (Usyk vs Huck), Mairis Briedis (Oleksandr Usyk vs Mairis Briedis) and Murat Gassiev (Oleksandr Usyk vs Murat Gassiev).
His opponent, the former Wbc Cw champ Tony Bellew, has a boxing record of 30-2-1 (20 knockouts) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Adonis Stevenson in 2013 (Stevenson vs Bellew), since then he has won ten consecutive bouts beating David Haye twice in his last two (David Haye vs Tony Bellew I and Tony Bellew vs David Haye II). Usyk vs Bellew is valid for the IBF, WBA, WBC and WBO World cruiserweight titles. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK
Division: cruiserweight (200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: IBF, WBA, WBC and WBO World cruiserweight titles
Usyk’s previous fight: Oleksandr Usyk vs Murat Gassiev
Bellew’s previous fight: Tony Bellew vs David Haye 2
Usyk’s next fight: Oleksandr Usyk vs Chazz Witherspoon
Usyk vs Bellew full fight video:
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