25 may in Oxon hill at the MGM National Harbour will be the champion of the world WBC, WBO, IBF heavyweight Alexander Usik (16-0, 12 KO) vs. Carlos Takama (36-5-1, 28 KO’s). This will be the debut fight of the Ukrainian heavyweight champion.
On the undercard of the fight the Tendril – Takam will have two fights in the heavyweight division. In one of them will be 30-year-old American Michael hunter (16-1, 11 KO’s).
It Michael hunter was a rival of Usik in this arena, 9 April 2017. Then was the so-called “evening of Ukrainian Boxing”, when the US made just three Ukrainians – Oleksandr Usyk, Vasyl Lomachenko and Alexander Gvozdik. The tendril by unanimous decision defeated the hunter. After this, hunter moved to the heavyweight division and won four fights in a row.
Also in the undercard will make the bronze medalist of the Olympic games of 2016 from Croatia 26-year-old Philip Hrgovic (7-0, 5 KO’s).
Rivals hunter and Krgovich is still unknown.
Спорт24 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.