Biography of Oleksandr Usyk
Usyk was born on January 17, 1987, in Simferopol, Crimean Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. He was educated at the SC Tavriya Simferopol specialist sports school of Olympic reserves (the club’s football academy) until he was 15. Usyk turned to box in 2002. He is a Lviv State University of Physical Culture graduate.
The fighter is a philanthropist who operates a non-profit foundation. He has three children: a 12-year-old, an eight-year-old, and a six-year-old. The fighter made news after making a political speech in which he stated that he would never give up his Ukrainian nationality for Russian citizenship.
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He was sent to the Olympic qualifiers in Roseto Degli Abruzzi in February 2008, replacing European Champion Denys Poyatsyka, who had moved up a weight class. He overcame world-class Azeri Elchin Alizade & Daniel Price in that tournament.
After being approached by Tony Bellew (30-2-1, 20 KOs) after winning the championship, Bellew answered on social networking sites that he would accept the fight, but only if it took place in 2018 and also for the undefeated cruiserweight title. About at heavyweight, Bellew reasoned, would not be as tempting so that he would not benefit anything by winning. Bellew also indicated that this would be his final professional fight.
Even by the end of July, it was expected that the fight would take place in London in November 2018. On August 20, Boxing Scene stated that Bellew’s promotion Eddie Hearn and K2’s Alexander Krassyuk had met and that the bout would most likely take place from November 10, 2018. K2 Promotions announced the fight’s date a week later. The WBA ordered Usyk to begin discussions with Denis Lebedev (30-2, 22 KO), their ‘champion in recess,’ on September 5 and granted them until the first day of October 2018. There was rumored to be a tripping barrier in the way of a battle between Usyk and Bellew. So, according to Hearn, the fight would most likely be postponed until 2019.
Usyk announced his intention to step up to heavyweights after fighting Bellew. Carlos Takam (36-5-1, 28 KO) has been named his opponent, and the bout is set to take place on May 25. Usyk has a bicep injury, according to reports from May 7. The fight was postponed until September and will be broadcast on DAZN. Carlos Takam is “out of the fight” and “will not be taking the fight,” according to promoter Eddie Hearn during the Golovkin vs. Derevyanchenko news conference on August 22. Usyk can also challenge the winner of Andy Ruiz Jr.’s rematch with Anthony Joshua for such WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles.
- Listed among the most popular Boxers. Also included in the elite list of prominent Russian celebrities. Every year on January 17, Oleksandr Usyk celebrates his birthday.
- Usyk defeated Yushan Nijiati 23–4 at the 2008 Olympic Games but fell in the quarterfinals to Clemente Russo 4–7.
- After that, he switched to light-heavyweight and claimed the Strandja Cup in 2008.
- Usyk is wedded to Kateryna, and they have three children together (born in 2009, 2013, and 2015). They are currently residing in Kiev, Ukraine.
- Usyk won gold medals in the heavyweight division at both the 2011 World Championships and the 2012 Olympics as an amateur. He achieved international fame in 2013, and his 15th professional bout, he claimed the undefeated cruiserweight belt.
Oleksandr as a top boxer
Oleksandr Usyk is currently one of the top boxers in the world. As a professional boxer, “The Cat” is currently unbeaten. The Ukrainian is well-known for his domination in the ring and his antics off of the ring. He has a long list of titles under his belt as a boxer.
He has set numerous records and will be the first cruiserweight to hold all four major global championships. His amateur boxing career finished with a 335-15 record. In his heavyweight boxing career, the Ukrainian fighter has an 18-0-0 record.
Net worth of Oleksandr Usyk
The net worth of Oleksandr Usyk is reported to be approximately $6 million. He has set numerous records and is the first cruiserweight in history to hold all four major global championships.
In terms of pay, Usyk has made $1 million or more in each of his last three fights, and with a battle against Anthony Joshua on the horizon, this figure is projected to skyrocket. Boxing and other boxing-related promotions are his primary sources of revenue.
He is well compensated. He received a guaranteed $2.5 million payday in his recent bout against Derek Chisora. The pay-per-view shares are not included in the paychecks. He has an advertising contract with BoxRaw in addition to boxing.