- Oleksandr Usyk is a former Olympic Gold Medalist.
- Usyk is a former undisputed cruiserweight world champion.
- Usyk is the reigning undisputed heavyweight world champion.
Oleksandr Usyk is fresh from his undisputed heavyweight title defense against Anthony Joshua in August 2022, where he edged out the British boxing superstar via a split decision. It was the 20th career victory for the Ukrainian, who now resides in Oxford, California.
His immaculate record of 20 wins, including 13 TKO/KOs, has made Usyk a household name in BetMGM’s online sportsbook as a favorite boxer to place a bet on boxing odds. But when will he return inside the ring? And who will he face next?
When is Oleksandr Usyk’s Next Fight?
A mega heavyweight fight with Tyson Fury is being linked with Oleksandr Usyk to happen this 2023 to determine the best heavyweight boxer in the modern era.
If negotiations fall off with Fury, Usyk can fight other top contenders in the division, such as Deontay Wilder, Joe Joyce, Frank Sanchez and Andy Ruiz Jr. Regardless of who’s next opponent will be, that will be his second title defense.
Oleksandr Usyk Boxing Record and Titles
- Boxing record: 20-0
- Wins by TKO/KO: 13
- Wins by decision: 7
- Number of world titles won: 8
- World titles won: WBO World Cruiserweight Title, WBC World Cruiserweight Title, IBF World Cruiserweight Title, WBA World Cruiserweight Title, IBF World Heavyweight Title, WBA World Heavyweight Title, IBO World Heavyweight Title and WBI World Heavyweight Title.
- Number of title defenses: 7
Oleksandr Usyk Notable Wins
Oleksandr Usyk has incredible wins over Krzysztof Glowacki, Thabiso Mchunu, Michael Hunter, Marco Huck, Mairis Briedis, Murat Gassiev, Tony Bellew, Derek Chisora and Anthony Joshua (twice).
Oleksandr Usyk Boxing Earnings
Oleksandr Usyk’s total career boxing earnings have skyrocketed throughout the years, and currently, he has earned an estimated $83.8 million in his 20-fight career.
His biggest single fight payout came during his rematch with Anthony Joshua in August 2022, where reports have stated that he and Joshua split the $150 million purse to bag $75 million of his own.
Oleksandr Usyk Trainer, Coach and Cornermen
Oleksandr Usyk is currently trained by Anatoly Lomachenko, the father of another Ukrainian boxing superstar, Vasiliy Lomachenko. Before the older Lomachenko spearheaded Usyk’s training, he worked with James Ali Bashir and Yuriy Tkachenko.
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