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Usyk-Chisora officially confirmed, slated for October 31

Source : 112 Ukraine

The initial date was May 23, but the coronavirus pandemic forced the delay
12:34, 24 September 2020

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A long-awaited heavyweight bout between Oleksandr Usyk (17-0, 13 KOs) and Dereck Chisora (32-9, 23 KOs) has been officially set for October 31. It was confirmed by Usyk's co-promoter Eddie Hearn.

"Shamone Motherf*ckers! It is on!!! Time to hit the accelerator not the breaks!" Hearn wrote on his Twitter page.

It will Usyk's second fight at the new weight category. He is coming off a victory over Chazz Witherspoon. The Ukrainian fighter has not stepped in the ring ever since.

Related: Usyk shows no concern prior to upcoming clash against Chisora

Chisora's last bout took place on October 26, 2019 - he TKOd David Price in the fourth round.

As we reported earlier, on September 26, Ukrainian top contender Sergiy Derevyachenko is going to face WBC champion Jermall Charlo in a middleweight showdown.

I will definitely be his toughest test at middleweight. Jermall has never faced anyone like me. I will apply more pressure than he is used to. He has also never faced anyone with my footwork. I will fight more on the inside than his previous opponents,” Derevyanchenko said.

Related: Chisora claims to be 'all over Usyk' when they fight

 

 

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