Who is Oleksandr Usyk's coach?

Last Modified May 16, 2024 07:41 GMT
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Oleksandr Usyk is a well-known professional boxer from Ukraine who has dominated the heavyweight division since his debut. A gifted fighter with a lot of fanfare behind his back, Usyk was an equally prolific fighter as an amateur before becoming a professional boxer. On the amateur circuit, he amassed a record of 335 wins and 15 losses besides winning heavyweight gold medals at the 2011 World Championships and 2012 Olympics.


Oleksandr Usyk became a professional boxer against Felipe Romero on November 9, 2013, in a six-round bout. He defeated Romero by a fifth-round TKO and started his professional career with a dominant victory. As his career progressed he held the undisputed cruiserweight title and also became the unified heavyweight champion achieving a feat that was only achieved by Evander Holyfield and David Haye.


Over the course of his professional career, Oleksandr Usyk has headlined five pay-per-view events which have sold 4, 459,000 buys. He is currently ranked as the world’s third-best boxer pound-for-pound by the Ring, second by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, third by BWAA, fifth by BoxRec, and sixth by ESPN. Usyk is also ranked as the best active heavyweight boxer by TBRB, BoxRec, and ESPN. He boasts of an impressive professional record of 21 wins and 0 losses as of May 2024.


Oleksandr Usyk’s Coach


Olekandr Usyk is coached by Anatoly Lomachenko. His coaching duties were earlier discharged by James Bashir Ali. In 2017 the Ukrainian heavyweight boxer announced his split with Ali and his replacement with Anatoly Lomachenko who is the father of his fellow Ukrainian boxer Vasiliy Lomachenko.


Who is Usyk’s promoter?


Alex Krassyuk is the promoter of the Ukrainian heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk. He is scheduled to take undefeated British heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury in a historic showdown on May 18, 2024, at Kingdom Arena in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia with Krassyuk backing him up.

FAQs on Who is Oleksandr Usyk's coach

A. Anatoly Lomachenko is the coach of Oleksandr Usyk.

A. Alex Krassyuk is the promoter of Oleksandr Usyk.

A. James Bashir Ali was Oleksandr Usyk’s coach before Anatoly Lomachenko took over.

A. James Bashir Ali and Usyk parted ways in 2017.

A. He made his professional debut on November 9, 2013. 

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