Oleksandr Usyk ATG ranking

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Scotty Cork, May 18, 2024.

  1. Scotty Cork

    Scotty Cork Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 12, 2023
    First undisputed Cruiserweight and Heavyweight champion in the 4 belt era. Goat crusierweight and now has beaten two very good heavyweights in Joshua and Fury.
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  2. Unique Way

    Unique Way Active Member Full Member

    Sep 6, 2023
    More likely 2 future HW HOFemers, not just good fighters
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  3. Brighton bomber

    Brighton bomber Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Apr 4, 2005
    Easy to overate the win so soon after the fight but damn, Usyk's achievements as an amateur and now pro are just incredible, best of this era P4P for me, forget Crawford, forget Canelo, Loma and Inoue, Usyk just hit another level none of them have ever reached. He's probably in my top 10 heavyweights of all time now.
  4. Toney F*** U

    Toney F*** U Boxing junkie Full Member

    Oct 16, 2019
  5. lordlosh

    lordlosh Boxing Junkie banned Full Member

    Jun 4, 2014
  6. AdamT

    AdamT Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 18, 2019
    I don't know
    Although I still don't think he's a heavy Floyd or Ray Robinson, he is great

    He doesn't beat better heavyweights like lewis, however he's a p4p all time great and the man right now
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  7. lufcrazy

    lufcrazy requiescat in pace Full Member

    Sep 15, 2009
    Number 1.

    Sugar Ray Usyk
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  8. Sauron

    Sauron Member Full Member

    Dec 8, 2012
    Usyk might be the best cruiserweight of all time, and a great heavyweight. Let's see how the rest of his career at HW before crowning him the GOAT, though.
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  9. Dynamicpuncher

    Dynamicpuncher Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jan 14, 2022
    The judges were a disgrace no way was it that close but i'm so happy for Usyk what a warrior.......

    I was actually worried for Usyk during middle rounds as it seemed like Fury was getting on top with the body shots. But what a comeback from Usyk in the later rounds!!!!!!

    Amazingly Usyk was on the front foot and backed up the much bigger man all night i couldn't believe it. The extra weight definitely helped Usyk and he definitely answered all the questions about a supposed weakness to body shots than even i questioned if i'm being honest......

    But even though i'm not a Fury fan i'll give him credit he fought a very good fight, and was in the best form he has been in quite some time. It's just Usyk is a special talent and an ATG no question.....

    What a night of boxing the fight definitely lived up to expectations i'm so happy right now as a boxing fan.
  10. tinman

    tinman VIP Member Full Member

    Feb 25, 2015
    He has now distanced himself from Inoue and Crawford. I had him as the best fighter of the era already before this fight. Now, it's almost even pointless to debate. Crawford and Inoue aren't even in his league.
  11. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    And went into the backyards of almost everyone else to do it!

    Weird legacy because so much is at cruiser, but then again with the 200 pound limit and rehydration, his "cruisers" were massive heavies in past eras.

    I would say that pfp, he is uber elite, and no one will take that away.
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  12. ertwin

    ertwin Active Member Full Member

    Aug 2, 2016
    He is the greatest HW of all time.
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  13. Young Terror

    Young Terror ★ Griselda ★ Full Member

    May 9, 2012
    Don't know but he's one of the ATG.
  14. The Long Count

    The Long Count Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Oct 8, 2013
    He’s gotta be up there. Fury came to fight and fought at a much better level than I thought he had left. Just a great win. I actually thought a draw would of been fair but for the knockdown I thought Usyk knicked it
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  15. Robney

    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

    Jan 18, 2010