Mateusz Masternak has announced that he intends to represent Poland at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
Former undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (17-0, 13 KOs) made his heavyweight debut with a seventh round stoppage of late replacement Chazz Witherspoon (38-4, 29 KOs).
Tony Bellew called time on his boxing career earlier this year after promising his wife he’d hang up his gloves
Former kickboxing champion Tyrone Spong, who also racked up a pair of wins in mixed martial arts (MMA), was expected to make his return to boxing against former cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk on the DAZN network this weekend in Chicago.
Ilunga Makabu 26-2, 24 KOs, born in Kananga, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, now residing in Johannesburg, South Africa is the current World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Cruiserweight Champion and is ranked No. 1 ranked by the WBC in the cruiserweight division.
Undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk 16-0 (12) is set to make his heavyweight debut against Carlos Takam 36-5-1 (28) at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland USA on Saturday, 25 May.
Oleksandr Usyk has officially taken the first step towards the end of his reign atop the cruiserweight division.