Officially confirmed the fight of the Ukrainian Alexander Usik (16-0, 12 KO) with a French origin of the Cameroonian Carlos takama (36-5-1, 28 KO). This fight will be the debut for the Ukrainian boxer in the heavyweight division.
The match will take place on may 25 at the arena of MGM National Harbor in Oxon hill, said the Ukrainian promoter Eddie Hearn in his Twitter.
Live match between the antenna and Takuma will be broadcast in the US streaming service DAZN, and in the British channel Sky Sports. Selling of tickets will start next Wednesday.
Sport 24 wrote that on the undercard of the fight will fight Ukrainian boxer Oleg Malinovskiy (23-0, 7 KO’s). His opponent is still to be confirmed.
March 19, the world Boxing Association (WBA) has obliged Alexander Usik to conduct the defense of his belt against Russian Denis Lebedev (32-2, 23 KO’s). The tendril in her Instagram announced the decision to give up the belt WBA.
His last fight Usyk came against Tony Bellew (30-3-1, 20 KOS), having sent the rival to a knockout in the eighth round. Thus, the Ukrainian defended all the champion titles in heavy weight.
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