The absolute world champion in the heavyweight Alexander Usik (16-0, 12 KO’s) to hold the first heavyweight title bout against Russian Alexander Povetkin (34-2-0, 24 KO’s).
This was stated by the Ukrainian ironic twist Eddie Hearn.
According to Hearne, the decision on fight the Tendril – Povetkin will be made soon.
“A lot is happening at the moment in the heavyweight division. Meet Mustache with Povetkin? We will determine this in the next few days”, – quotes the words of Hearn to Sky Sports.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that the fight Cirrus – Povetkin fight will be held later, but before that both fighters proveout interim fights.
After it became known that the negotiations with Povetkin stopped, it was reported that rival Cirrus can be a French heavyweight Carlos Takam (36-5-1, 28 KO’s).
Recall now the Moustache is preparing a new fitness coach – Sergey Buzov, a graduate of the National University of physical culture and sports of Ukraine.
Alexander Usik with a new coach
Alexander Usik will hold the next fight on may 18. This was announced by the ironic twist of the Ukrainian Eddie Hearn comments in Boxing News.
According to Hearne, was left unresolved only the issue with the opponent. Barbel can spend the following fight with the Russian Denis Lebedev, if you decide to remain in the heavyweight division.
“He probably will return may 18. Left to make a final decision against Denis Lebedev or against a heavyweight. I think it will be a fight in the heavyweight division,” said Hearn.
According to Boxing News, the fight will take place in the US or in Chicago, or resort MGM National Harbor (Oxon hill, Maryland).
We will remind, after a victory over ex-champion Tony Bellew (30-1-3, 20 KO), the Tendril expressed the desire to move to the heavyweight division.
Oleksandr Usyk won early ex-champion of the WBC version of the British Tony Bellew (30-1-3, 20 KO).
As reported by the portal Znayu new coach appreciated the opportunities Moustache.