Oleksandr Usyk will perform in first season of boxing Champions League

Source : 112 Ukraine

Quarterfinal matches will be held in September-October, semifinals - in January-February, and the final - in May
15:34, 2 July 2017

Open source

The WBO heavyweight champion of the world, Crimean Oleksandr Usyk will appear in the first season of the boxing Champions League. As reported on July 1 on the official page of Usyk on Facebook, Ukrainian athlete signed a contract with the World Boxing Super Series.

"The contract is signed, and I dreamed of such a tournament, thank God it will happen," wrote Oleksandr Usyk.

According to information, Usyk became the fourth owner of the champion's belt, who will perform in the heavyweights tournament, adding to the trio Murat Gassiev (IBF), Mairis Briedis (WBC) and Yunier Dorticos (WBA Regular). The contracts were also signed by Krzysztof Wlodarczyk and Marco Huck, the report says.

It is also reported that the draw of the 1/4 finals of the World Boxing Super Series will be held on July 8 in Monaco. World champions, including Crimean Oleksandr Usyk, soon will know the names of their opponents from among the candidates.

Quarterfinal matches will be held in September-October, the semi-finals in January-February, and the finals in May.

The winner of the tournament will receive all the belts possessed by participants of the World Boxing Super Series, a prize of $ 10 million and the trophy of Mohammed Ali, according to the Ukrainian boxer's page.

Related: Rallies for resignation of Trump to take place in dozens of US cities

Related: Russian musician denied entry to Ukraine

Related: Ukraine marks Navy Day

Система Orphus

If you find an error, highlight the desired text and press Ctrl + Enter, to tell about it

see more