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He’s a 6-foot-3 bruiser with nimble feet.

He’s also an Olympic champion.

Usyk closed the show with panache Saturday night on the first day of gold-medal bouts at the Olympic boxing tournament, beating Italy’s Clemente Russo 14-11 before getting his groove on.

Usyk said it was “a dance of the Cossacks, who defended us back in the day, and they were not afraid of anything.”

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