Boxing: Fight Usik-Simmons cancelled due to injury

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukrainian boxer injured his knee
20:42, 30 March 2016

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. 

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