The Russian boxer will be the first opponent of the Tendril in the heavyweight division

Российский боксер станет первым соперником Усика в супертяжелом весе

The ironic twist of absolute world champion in the heavyweight Alexander Usik (16-0, 12 KO’s), Eddie Hearn announced that, most likely, Ukrainians will return to the ring on may 18 in the United States.

In an interview with ESPN Hearn noted that the rival of Usik wants to sign former Challenger for the world titles in hevewae Russian Alexander Povetkin (34-2, 24 KO’s).

Fight the Tendril – Povetkin will be the Central event of the Boxing night in Chicago on the undercard of this fight is scheduled loud fight between Kelly brook (38-2, 26 KO) and Jessie Vargas (28-2-2, 10 KO’s).

Usyk may be the third time to meet with the boxer from Russia. Early career Alexander was knocked out Andrei Knyazev, and in July of last year in Moscow the judges ‘ decision went Murata Gassieva and became the absolute world champion in heavy weight.

His last fight of the Moustache held in November 11, 2018, when he knocked out Briton Tony Bellew. Keeping all the belts in the heavyweight division, Alexander plans to climb in the heavyweight division.

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