Usyk vs Witherspoon: Oleksandr Usyk is a threat but what did we learn about his heavyweight hopes?

Something which may be a food for thought for the elite, although there was a little graze under the attention of Oleksandr Usyk to be worried about.
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The new kid on the block, former cruiserweight champion Usyk, successfully surfaced as a stride but what would co workers and Anthony Joshua Wilder think of his operation?
There are many reasons, and now the first pieces of evidence, to believe Usyk is currently one of the top heavyweights, just one struggle into the most recent chapter of a glory-laden profession that has brought him Olympic gold, the World Boxing Super Series and each significant belt at cruiserweight.
However there are also chinks in the armour, or so his competitions will think. The Wilders and the Joshuas will smell blood.
Usyk out-boxed him at will toyed with Chazz Witherspoon on Saturday night in Chicago, and compelled him to retire after the first round. In a year of annoying heavyweight fights, at which Andy Ruiz Jr did the impossible Tyson Fury needed to overcome a cut to conquer at Otto Wallin, it turned out to be a night to the challenger in the division.
But just such as a high-stakes poker participant Usyk at least disclosed more info about himself, or may have shown his hands into the champions, exactly that the kind that forecast and fuels debate and means inevitably or he will dominate one-handed get knocked out.
He will not be a puncher at this burden, that is apparent. Witherspoon, a 38-year-old who admitted his biggest struggle on a few days notice, chose a peppering but never struck the deck. He was forced to remain sat on his stool after seven rounds however the kitchen sink drove in the closing stages and couldnt knock on him.
Murat Gassiev, Mairis Breidis, Michael Hunter and Krzysztof Glowacki were out-boxed and outpointed although not knocked from Usyk. His force wont be feared by bigger lumps in the heavyweight division.
David Haye stated pre-fight:He isnt a one-punch pro, he throws clusters of cries. Hes a southpaw so is catchy to hit clean. He punches from various angles.
This is going to be sufficient to conquer 90 per cent of heavyweights but if he can take action against somebody whos 66 remains to be seen.
This signifies is that the punching heavyweights, like Joshua and Wilder, will understand that they have 12 rounds to land one punch, whereas Usyk must box and move for 36 minutes without error.
His chin is up in the air sometimes and if this continues then it may have caught, prior foe Tony Bellew mentioned beforehand.
Witherspoon discovered the chin of Usyk and marked his face. This will be par for the class because Usyk experience unfolds but absorbing the shots from Witherspoon or from the branchs elite is a different ball game.
Landing that shooter is going to be hard because hes such a brilliant defensive fighter, however I think if you can get the goal then theres a fantastic chance he could go, said Bellew.
Usyk is jerking onto his ability to maneuver in and out to hit and not be hit.
If hes world heavyweight champion, Meaning, hell need to do it in a way that nobody else in todays era has done.
Weighing under the mark hell routinely concede two stone of weight into his opponent, but fighters such as Haye and Wilder that weigh a comparable amount needed punch ability to rival anyones. Usyk doesnt.
Witherspoon wilted as a result of strain exerted on by Usyks endless movement which gave him the chance to punch and prevent a reply.
What can Usyk know from yesteryear? Haye won his introduction then conquer Nikolai Valuev to become world champion. Before challenging for its belt, evander Holyfield, the first cruiserweight champion to win heavyweight gold had six fights at the division. Usyk, aged 32, desires to follow Hayes example.
Im ready, he said concerning cashing in his compulsory opportunity in the WBO name which Andy Ruiz Jr will first defend against Anthony Joshua on December 7, now live on Sky Sports Box Office.
The heavyweight elite will probably lick their lips at the idea of watching how he responds to actual pain and testing Usyks chin. The worry, for them, is they cant lay a glove with this new competition that is exciting and eccentric.

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