News | Nov 12 2018

What next for Oleksandr Usyk?

After beating Tony Bellew in Manchester, what should Oleksandr Usyk do next?
Oleksandr Usyk

OLEKSANDR USYK underlined his status as one of the finest fighters of his era with a devastating eighth-round knockout of Tony Bellew at the weekend.

Usyk was unfazed by the hostile reception he faced at the Manchester Arena and retained his WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO cruiserweight titles by clinically ending Bellew’s brave challenge.

The Ukrainian has been linked with a move up to the more lucrative heavyweight division so, here, Press Association Sport considers some of the 31-year-old’s options.

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