Oleksandr Gvozdyk, the light heavyweight WBC champion of the world from Ukraine will be standing against French Doudou Ngumbu. The venue will be 2300 Arena in Philadelphia. The date is March 30.
It is supposed to be the first title defense for the Ukrainian boxer. Ngumbu, on the other hand, will get his first chance to fight for it.
Doudou Ngumbu is 36; the boxer of mixed French-Congolese origin, he spent 46 fights in the professional division, winning 36 of those. He came to Kyiv on two occasions, winning over Vyacheslav Uzelkov in 2013 and losing to Umar Salamov in 2015.
Oleksandr Gvozdyk is one of four Ukrainian world champion boxers. He got his title in December last year, when he knocked out Adonis Stevenson. After the fight, the Canadian boxer was put into an induced coma; he recovered from it soon after that.