Feature | Dec 12 2014

EXCLUSIVE Oleksandr Usyk: I want to beat Evander Holyfield’s record and win the world title in 11 fights or less

Ukraine's fearsome 2012 Olympic champion Oleksandr Ukys outlines his plans for world domination to James Slater
Oleksandr Usyk

27-YEAR-OLD southpaw talent Oleksandr Usyk was an exceptionally decorated amateur, and the gifted cruiserweight from Russia (based in Ukraine and looked after by the Klitschko brother’s K2 Promotions group) aims to match his amateur achievements – that culminated with gold at the 2012 Olympics – at profesional level.

Currently 5-0 (5) and set to box again this Saturday (December 13) Usyk is seen by many good judges as a future star.

Here is what he had to say to Boxing News: