Usyk vs Witherspoon: Oleksandr Usyk unveils new heavyweight physique at weigh-in


Oleksandr Usyk weighed as a heavyweight for the very first time ahead of his debut in the glamour department this weekend.
Usyk will measure up from cruiserweight from Chazz Witherspoon in Chicago on Sunday at 2am, live on Sky Sports Main Event.
The undefeated Ukrainian cleaned up at the 200lbs division in the area of 2 years, including the WBA and IBF titles into his WBC and WBO belts in his 15th fight before putting all four straps on the line from Tony Bellew in his last excursion in November.
Usyk, that had been forced to delay his heavyweight debut following a bicep injury scuppered a battle with Carlos Takam at May, inserted just over a rock for his very first fight at heavyweight after tipping the scales at 215lbs (15 rock, 5lbs).
Witherspoon (38-3, KOs 23) stepped in at late notice to replace Tyrone Spong andThe Gentleman will have a weight advantage of almost two gems after coming in at 242lbs.
The set left hands before their showdown and stare down before they separated.
Dmitry Bivol weighed against 174.3pounds before his WBA light-heavyweight name defence with Lenin Castilo making 175lbs.
WBA and WBA super-lightweight Jessica McCaskill has been 138.7lbs before her world title rematch with Erica Farias at 138.1lbs.

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