Tyrone Spong remains unbeaten, Usyk next?

Unbeaten heavyweight Tyrone Spong (14-0, 13 KOs) scored a second round KO over Jeyson Minda (14-2-1, 8 KOs) on Saturday night at the Gimnasio Polifuncional in Merida, Mexico. The 33-year-old Spong, a former kickboxing/MMA fighter, transitioned to boxing four years ago. He is rumored to be the frontrunner to face Oleksandr Usyk on October 12 in Chicago.

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  • Howabout 50 year old former contender Firat Arslan ( Egypt), on a 12 fight unbeaten streak, with no answer.? I wonder Why??? Dude fights 4× a year perpetually!

  • A fight against Tyrone Spong is not a bad choice for Usyk to taste the waters at HW in the professional field. Spongo is a battle tested warrior with a more than a decent martial arts career, who is undefeated in his boxing campaign. Spong is a real hard puncher with a poor ring generalship. I spect Usyk dissecting him the same way a consummated butcher does his job. Usyk by KOT before 10

  • Tyrone is not the bum you meke him out to be , hardest hitter probably in division, and very good against lefties. should be interesting and a victory would not surprise seeing Usyk is moving up .

  • iirc Spong is not a natural heavyweight and he has a bum leg. watch his fight against a true heavyweight kickboxer in Alistair Overeem (K-1 I believe) to understand why he does not stand a chance… garbage fight

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