Oleksandr Usyk supplants Tyson Fury as king of big men

Oleksandr Usyk supplants Tyson Fury as king of big men

The proliferation of titles makes it difficult for all but the most astute fans to determine the cream of the boxing crop. That’s why Boxing Junkie came up with its “Great Eight” feature, which names the best fighter in each of the original eight weight classes...
Does Oleksandr Usyk surge to top of list?

Does Oleksandr Usyk surge to top of list?

Oleksandr Usyk gave the performance of a lifetime on Saturday in Saudi Arabia, rallying to defeat gigantic Tyson Fury by a split decision to become the first undisputed heavyweight champion in a quarter century. But was it enough to catapult No. 3-ranked Usyk past...
How oleksandr usyk conquered the world

How oleksandr usyk conquered the world

By: Sean Crose “Those days are gone forever,” Steely Dan once claimed, “over a long time ago.” And so we were led to believe that boxing’s heavyweight division was no longer the “big man’s division.” It was now the “supersized division,” featuring men who could pass...
Wainwright Weighs-In on Oleksandr Usyk

Wainwright Weighs-In on Oleksandr Usyk

Oleksandr Usyk solidified his claim as this eras best big man be defeating Tyson Fury for all the heavyweight marbles. (Photo by Mikey Williams-Top Rank) While the old adage, ‘A good big un, beats a good little un’ remains true, Oleksandr Usyk’s win over Tyson Fury...

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