Boxing News At Five | Sep 07 2018

Boxing News at Five: Usyk joins Matchroom, Wilder vs. Fury announcement expected soon, and Woodhouse retires

Cruiserweight king Alexsandr Usyk reaches an agreement with Matchroom, Wilder vs. Fury announcement is imminent, and Curtis Woodhouse hangs 'em up again
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ALEKSANDR USYK is one of the most gifted fighters in the sport today and now, thanks to a link-up between K2 Promotions and Matchroom Boxing, appears to have the infrastructure in place to help garner the attention his talent deserves.

Winner of the recent World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) cruiserweight tournament, Usyk, the WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO world cruiserweight champion, will have his next fight on streaming service DAZN, it was announced this afternoon.

“I’m thrilled that K2 Promotions will be working with Matchroom Boxing moving forward to secure me the biggest fights out there,” said Usyk. “Fans can look forward to watching me take on the biggest and best names in the sport. Boxing, for me, is all about drama and victory, and there is plenty more to come.