Boxing: Usyk’s next opponent could be Russian

Source : 112 Ukraine

The bout is expected to take place in the U.S. in March 2017, - Boxing911
11:03, 21 December 2016

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Olexandr Usyk, Ukraine’s WBO heavyweight world champion is supposed to have his next fight against Murat Gassiev (24-0-0, 17 KOs). The Russian currently holds the title of the undefeated IBF heavyweight world champion.

The bout could take place in the U.S. on March 18, 2017, in the undercart of the fight between Henandiy Golovkin and Daniel Jacobs, Boxing911 reported.

Most recently, Usyk defended his champion title by knocking out South African Thabiso Mchunu; that was also his debut in the USA.   

Source: Boxing911 

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