Tony Bellew’s final bout inside a boxing ring ended in defeat to Oleksandr Usyk, failing in his quest to become the unified cruiserweight champion in the process.
Despite a promising start in the Manchester Arena on Saturday night, a resilient Bellew eventually lost in the eighth-round, after a devastating knockout from the Ukrainian.
Usyk is now set to step up a division to heavyweight, hoping to take on the likes of Anthony Joshua, Dillian Whyte, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury in the future.
Bellew on the other hand, who previously held the WBC title earlier in his career by defeating Ilunga Makabu at Goodison Park, announced his retirement shortly after the defeat to Usyk.
With many now unsure on where and what the 35-year-old could do next, we’ve decided to take a look at various avenues the Merseysider could go down in the future.