Oleksandr Usyk Net worth, Career, Titles and Awards

Oleksandr Usyk
Oleksandr Usyk

Oleksandr Usyk is a Ukrainian professional boxer. His divisions are cruiserweight, and heavyweight. His nick name is the cat. Oleksandr won his first title in October 2014.

Oleksandr Usyk’s Net worth

Oleksandr Usyk’s actual net worth is $53.21 but he won $4.2 million in his recent fight with Anthony Joshua. All this is amounted to his career as a professional boxer.

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Oleksandr Usyk’s career

Oleksandr started as a novice. He won gold medals at the 2011 World Championships and 2012 Olympics, both in the heavyweight battalion.

He became professional in 2013 and won the unified cruiserweight championship in his 15th professional fight in 2018. Since then, he has become a champion and won all his 20 fights with zero losses.

He is also the first Ukrainian undisputed champion after three other male fighters. As of June 2022, h  is tagged as the world’s second best active boxer, pound for pound, by The Ring and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board third by BWAA, fifth by BoxRec and sixth by ESPN. He is also ranked as a second-best heavyweight by The Ring, TBRB, BoxRec and ESPN.

Oleksandr Usyk’s titles

He is a world champion in two weight classes, retaining the unified WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles after winning against Anthony Joshua in 2021. He also won the undisputed cruiserweight title from 2018 to 2019, being the first cruiserweight hero to hold all four major world titles.

Oleksandr user’s Awards

The professional Ukrainian boxer was labelled the 2018 Fighter of the Year by Sports Illustrated, ESPN, The Ring and the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA).

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