News | Sep 24 2018

Tony Bellew confronts Oleksandr Usyk in Manchester

Tony Bellew and Oleksandr Usyk go head-to-head ahead of their clash for undisputed cruiserweight glory
Tony Bellew vs Oleksandr Usyk
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AFTER going head-to-head in the ring at Wembley stadium ahead of Anthony Joshua’s fight with Alexander Povetkin, Tony Bellew and Oleksandr Usyk hit Manchester for their first press conference in the build up to their cruiserweight clash on November 10.

Bellew will challenge for the Ukrainian for the undisputed cruiserweight crown at the Manchester Arena. Usyk unified the WBO, IBF, WBA and WBC world titles when he soundly outpointed Murat Gassiev in Moscow to win the World Boxing Super Series final.

“I’m sure it won’t be an easy fight, an easy challenger for me,” Usyk said. “I’m just thinking about my training camp and how I shall overcome all the challenges ahead.


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