Alexander Barbel spoke about the cancellation of the match against Carlos Takama. Boxers were supposed to meet on may 25, but Ukrainian was injured bicep.
Usik said that two weeks before the fight he felt pain in the bicep and decided to go to the doctor. Subsequently, the fight was canceled.
The next day we went to the hospital and the doctor said that there is a hand injury and have to stop training to heal the arm, because it can be a more serious injury may end my career.
We listened to the doctor, did everything as he said. I very much was upset, felt a bit sad at home. But, as you know, I am an Orthodox Christian and often turn to God. This time I also turned to him, went to Church, talked to him, and asked him to give me the strength
said Mustache for Matchroom Boxing.
Oleksandr Usyk was able to meet with Carlos takama in the fall of 2019, but the parties have not agreed on the match. The tendril in the next match will fight against Tyrone Spong.
The boxers will meet on October 12 in Chicago Wintrust Arena. For Eugene, it will debut in the heavyweight division.
Detailed information about the Tyrone Spong – read here.