Oleksandr Usik received an injury while training for the fight against Stephen Simmons, informed K2 Promotions.
Intercontinental heavyweight champion according to WBO, official WBO World Champion candidate Oleksandr Usik (9-0, 9 KO) injured his knee during a sparring session while training for the fight against Stephen Simmons (14-1-0, 6 KO). Oleksandr is forced to stop trainings and go through a rehabilitation course. Thus, the fight Usik-Simmons will be cancelled.
The fight should have taken place in Kyiv “Palace of Sports” on April 24.