Oleksandr Usyk

Oleksandr Usyk is a Ukrainian professional boxer. He is currently a world champion in two different weight classes. Read the article to know Usyk’s net worth, salary, earnings, age, height, wife, and other news.

About Oleksandr Usyk:

During amateur, Oleksandr Usyk won his first three matches against little-known opponents at the 2006 European Championships. He won a gold medal in the 2012 Olympics. The following year, he turned pro at the age of 26.

Usyk made his professional debut on November 9, 2013. There he knocked out Mexican fighter Felipe Romero in the fifth round. He knocked out Epifanio Mendoza in four rounds the following month. Usyk made his debut in Germany on the undercard of Klitschko-Leapai in April 2014. There he defeated Ben Nsafoah via third-round knockout at the Koenig Pilsener Arena. It was his 3rd professional fight.

On October 4, 2014, Oleksandr Usyk won his first title. Defeating South African boxer Daniel Bruwer via round 7 TKO, he won the Interim WBO Inter-Continental cruiserweight title. He then defended the title for two months. He defeated Johnny Muller in August of 2015 to win the Light Heavyweight championship title.

In 2020, Usyk fought against Derek Chisora and won the WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight title. Then in 2021, he faced Anthony Joshua to win the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles. They will face each other again on coming August 20 for a revenge match. Usyk is currently ranked as the world’s second-best active boxer pound for pound by the Ring, and TBRB. Additionally, he is the second-best heavyweight boxer according to the Ring, BoxRec and ESPN.

Oleksandr Usyk’s Net Worth and Salary:

Usyk’s net worth is £45m in 2023. It is expected to go higher following the highly anticipated Usyk vs Joshua 2 rematch. Previously, his net worth was around only £10m. This jumped to more than triple, thanks to his first match against Anthony Joshua. He is expected to get a 50-50 split of the £65m guaranteed purse in the upcoming match. Which will increase thanks to the additional PPV share and endorsement deals.

Quick Facts:

Full Name Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Usyk
Nickname The Cat
Stance Southpaw
Division Cruiserweight, Heavyweight
Born 17 January 1987
Place of Birth Simferopol, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Debut 14 December 2013
Height 6ft 3in (191cm)
Age 35
Nationality Ukrainian
Net Worth £45 million
Marital Status Married
Father’s Name n/a
Mother’s Name n/a
Salary $5 million
Twitter Handle @usykaa
Instagram Handle @usykaa

Oleksandr Usyk’s Wife:

Oleksandr Usyk is a married man. He is married to his long-term partner and a Ukrainian native, Yekaterina Usyk. They married in 2009 and have been together since. The couple share 3 children named Kyrylo, Mykhailo, and Yelizaveta together.

Oleksandr and Yekatelina

His Age:

Usyk was born on January 17, 1987, in the Simferopol, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union. At present, he is 35 years old.

His Height and Weight:

The Ukrainian fighter’s height is 6ft 3in (191cm). He holds world championship titles in two different weight classes.

Oleksandr Usyk’s Endorsements:

Usyk earns around $1 million yearly from his endorsement deals. He has sponsorship deals with brands such as BoxRaw, Jaxet, Lomus, Rival, WePlay Esports, etc.

Oleksandr Usyk’s stats:

Boxing Career Record

Category Wins Losses
KO 13 0
Decision 6 0

Title Fight Stats

Result Opponent Date Titles
Win Anthony Joshua 25-Sep-21 WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight
Win Derek Chisora 31-Oct-20 WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight
Win Tony Bellew 10-Nov-18 WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring cruiserweight
Win Murat Gassiev 21-Jul-18 WBC and WBO cruiserweight; WBA (Super), IBF, and vacant The Ring cruiserweight
Win Mairis Briedis 27-Jan-18  WBO cruiserweight title; WBC cruiserweight
Win Marco Huck 9-Sep-17 WBO cruiserweight title
Win Michael Hunter 8-Apr-17 WBO cruiserweight
Win Thabiso Mchunu 17-Dec-16 WBO cruiserweight
Win Krzysztof Głowacki 17-Sep-16 WBO cruiserweight
Win Pedro Rodriguez 12-Dec-15 WBO Inter-Continental cruiserweight
Win Johnny Muller 29-Aug-15 WBO Inter-Continental cruiserweight
Win Andrey Knyazev 18-Apr-15 WBO Inter-Continental cruiserweight
Win Danie Venter 13-Dec-14 WBO Inter-Continental cruiserweight
Win Daniel Bruwer 4-Oct-14 vacant WBO interim Inter-Continental cruiserweight

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FAQ about Oleksandr Usyk:

What is Oleksandr Usyk’s Net Worth in 2023?

Usyk’s net worth is £45m in 2023.

Is He Married?

Yes. Usyk is married to Yekaterina Usyk.

How Tall is Usyk?

Usyk is 6ft 3in (191cm) tall.

 

Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.

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