20 Facts About Usyk

1. Oleksandr Usyk was born in Russia on a Saturday, January 17, 1987.

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2. In 2018, Usyk signed a co-promotional agreement with Eddie Hearn of Matchroom.

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3. Oleksandr Usyk is among the tallest in the boxing profession.

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4. Oleksandr Usyk left outstanding records during his years as an amateur when he bagged gold medals in both the 2012 Olympics and World Championship of 2012 boxing in the heavyweight division.

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5. Oleksandr Usyk stopped Tony Bellew in the eighth round of their fight in Manchester to remain the undisputed cruiserweight champion of the world.

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6. Oleksandr Usyk has the two names of his children tattooed on his biceps.

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7. Oleksandr Usyk was born on January 17, in 1987, in Simferopol.

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8. Oleksandr Usyk was born on the 17th of January in 1987, in Simferopol, that time the city of Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union.

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9. On November 10, 2018, Oleksandr Usyk defeated his titles against English Tony Bellew.

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10. At the London Olympic Games in 2012 Usyk gained the gold medal.

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11. At the 2008 Olympic Games in China, Usyk lost in the quarterfinals.

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12. Oleksandr Usyk is a Ukrainian professional boxer who became the undisputed champion at cruiserweight in July 2018.

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13. In round 8, Usyk tripped on Huck's feet and Huck lost a point on the scorecards as he threw a punch at Usyk when the latter was down.

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14. On top of his dominant performance, Usyk taunted Huck throughout the fight.

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15. Bob Arum announced that Usyk would be part of a triple header including Vasyl Lomachenko at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland on 8 April 2017 against Michael Hunter.

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16. In June 2016, it was announced that Usyk would challenge undefeated Polish boxer Krzysztof Głowacki for his WBO cruiserweight champion on 17 September at the Ergo Arena in Gdansk, Poland.

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17. On 9 November 2013 Usyk made his professional debut by defeating Mexican fighter Felipe Romero via a fifth-round knockout.

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18. Oleksandr Usyk eyes Anthony Joshua fight but aims to take down Tony Bellew first.

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19. Tony Bellew warns Oleksandr Usyk not to overlook him for Anthony Joshua.

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20. Oleksandr Usyk has taken an interest in Anthony Joshua, but will not consider a fight against the world heavyweight champion until he overcomes Tony Bellew.

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