WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT OLEKSANDR USYK, THE UKRAINIAN🇺🇦 BOXER WHO DEFEATED ANTHONY JOSHUA ?

Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Usyk is a professional Ukraine boxer who is the current world champion in two weight classes, having held the unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles after beating Anthony Joshua.

Usyk was born in Simferopol, Crimean Oblast. Until age 15, he used to play association football and was trained at the SC Tavriya Simferopol specialized sports school of Olympic reserve (club’s football academy). In 2002 Usyk switched to boxing. He is a graduate of Lviv State University of Physical Culture.

At the 2006 European Championships he won his first three matches against little-known opponents, in the semi-final he was outclassed by Russian star Matvey Korobov.He then moved up to light-heavyweight later and won the Strandja Cup in 2008.

Usyk turned pro in late 2013 at the age of 26 and signed a promotional deal with the Klitschko brothers’ K2 Promotions, fighting in the Cruiserweight division.

Usyk turned pro in late 2013 at the age of 26 and signed a promotional deal with the Klitschko brothers’ K2 Promotions, fighting in the Cruiserweight division.

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