New British World Champion Calls Out Oleksandr Usyk For Battle

by Christina S. Brown
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Britain’s most newly topped world champion has known as out Oleksandr Usyk for what can be an enormous world title conflict.

Usyk is the primary undisputed heavyweight champion of the four-belt period and the primary of any kind since 1999 following his victory over Tyson Fury.

There’s a contracted rematch with Fury that’s anticipated to happen someday round October however already loads of different fighters are wanting their shot on the Ukrainian.

He’s undefeated as knowledgeable having additionally cleared up and change into undisputed cruiserweight champion six years in the past, which was six years after he additionally gained a gold medal on the Olympics for a uncommon hat-trick of honours, although he may nicely be stripped of one in every of his belts earlier than he fights once more.

The newest Brit to select up a world title is Lawrence Okolie, who misplaced his cruiserweight world title to Chris Billam-Smith final yr and has all the time mentioned he supposed to maneuver as much as the banner division.

Nevertheless, he lately stalled that transfer and as a substitute focused changing into a two-division champion by competing within the bridgerweight division in opposition to Poland’s Lukasz Rozanski.

His first struggle on the weight was final Friday Might 24 and he rejuvenated his profession with a spectacular first spherical knockout victory in Poland.

Forward of that struggle, Okolie moved away from his coach Sugar Hill Steward and linked up with Joe Gallagher and the brand new workforce is now looking forward to their subsequent problem.

Talking to IFL TV, Okolie spoke about being on the upcoming 5 v 5 occasion this weekend that includes Daniel Dubois versus Flip Hrgovic and Deontay Widler versus Zhilei Zhang.

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