Photo: Facebook Alexander Usik
The absolute world champion in the heavyweight Alexander Usik (16-0, 12 KO’s) is recognized as the best boxer in the 2018 version of the world Boxing Council (WBC).
The WBC title was won by Ukrainian on January 27, battle vs Mairis Briedis (25-1, 18 KO’s), and then defended it against Murat by Gassiev (26-1, 19 KO’s) and Tony Bellew (30-3-1, 20 KOS).
The best knockout of the year recognized as the precise combination of Cirrus in the fight against Bellew.
Previously, he was the best boxer in 2018, according to the authoritative Association of the US journalists writing about Boxing (BWAA).
We will remind, the day before the Ukrainian turned 32. He soon should announce the transition to the heavyweight division, where already known of his potential rivals.