Oleksandr Usyk doesn’t simply beat everybody he fights, he does it
on their phrases, and of their again yard. Here are 10 of his greatest wins
- ANTHONY JOSHUA(*10*)
Usyk, the last word highway warrior, had no qualms going to London and difficult Joshua, the darling of British boxing, in entrance of 66,000 followers final weekend. He made the battle look simple and left with all Joshua had spent years amassing.
- MURAT GASSIEV(*10*)
Usyk and Gassiev met within the remaining of the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight match in July 2018 and it didn’t take lengthy for Usyk to claim his dominance and show brains will all the time beat brawn when the battle happens contained in the ring.
- MAIRIS BRIEDIS(*10*)
Arguably Usyk’s hardest battle so far, Briedis matched the nice Ukrainian each step of the way in which in January 2018, buying and selling with him toe-to-toe and narrowly falling brief on the scorecards after 12 enthralling rounds.
- KRZYSZTOF GLOWACKI(*10*)
Usyk met the undefeated Glowacki in September 2016 and needed to journey to Poland, Glowacki’s homeland, in an effort to outpoint the cruiserweight and go away along with his belt.
- TONY BELLEW(*10*)
In what was Usyk’s remaining battle as a cruiserweight, he spent the primary few rounds of a November 2018 encounter determining Bellew’s model earlier than then dramatically stopping the Briton within the eighth.
- MARCO HUCK(*10*)
Though Huck had seen higher days, and had simply been crushed by Mairis Briedis, that ought to take nothing away from the job Usyk did on the German in September 2017, when stopping him within the tenth spherical.
- MICHAEL HUNTER(*10*)
Now a heavyweight contender, Hunter was a 12-0 cruiserweight prospect on the time he met Usyk in April 2017 and gave an honest account of himself, too, regardless of shedding a 12-round choice.
- DEREK CHISORA(*10*)
For Usyk’s second battle at heavyweight in October 2020, he got here up towards the tough and prepared Chisora, who gave him all he may deal with for 4 rounds earlier than being outclassed and outpointed over 12.
- THABISO MCHUNU(*10*)
Usyk’s first look within the USA ended with him reducing South African Thabiso Mchunu all the way down to measurement in 9 rounds in December 2016.
10. CHAZZ WITHERSPOON(*10*)
Usyk’s first battle as a heavyweight in October 2019 noticed him undergo the motions towards Chazz Witherspoon, ultimately stopping the American inside seven rounds.
Inside Usyk’s victory over Joshua – learn on right here