Oleksandr Usyk became the new unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight champion by defeating Anthony Joshua via unanimous decision. After this magnificent victory, let's take a look at five potential opponents for Oleksandr Usyk.
As per the rematch clause in the contract, Anthony Joshua can call out for a rematch. Joshua will do everything he can to once again become the unified heavyweight champion in the rematch against Usyk.
Even before the Joshua vs. Usyk bout, the current #2 WBO heavyweight contender Joe Joyce already revealed that he wants to fight the winner between the two.
If Tyson Fury successfully defends his WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles against Deontay Wilder in his upcoming trilogy fight, then Usyk vs. Fury will be the fight to make for the undisputed heavyweight crown.
If Deontay Wilder claims the WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles by defeating Tyson Fury in his trilogy fight, then Usyk vs. Wilder will be the fight to make for the undisputed heavyweight crown.
Besides Usyk, Andy Ruiz Jr. is the only boxer to ever defeat Joshua. It will be one of the most exciting heavyweight bouts if Usyk vs. Ruiz ever comes to fruition.