Finally decided the place and date of the final fight of the world Boxing series (WBSS) in the first heavy weight, which must enter the ring Ukrainian WBC world champion, WBO Oleksandr Usyk (won 14 fights, 11 by knockout, no defeats), and the owner of the titles WBA and IBF Russian Murat Gassiev (25 wins, 19 by knockout, no defeats).
As announced on 18 June on a press-conferences the President of Federation of Boxing of Russia Umar Kremlev, championship match will take place on July 21 in Moscow in the sports complex “Olympic”.
As you know, the fight was to take place on 11 may in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), but in the end was postponed because of an injury Ukrainian. Originally, the Cirrus was not eager to fight for the title in the Russian capital, but recently said he was ready to fight with Gassieva even in Antarctica.
— Thank God, the injury does not bother me, — said Oleksandr Usyk in an interview to “Match”. — Preparation for battle is going well, all according to plan. Swim at one and the same “Bermuda triangle”: exercise-rest-nutrition, exercise-rest-nutrition… helps Me Ukrainian boxer Alexander Gvozdik. We do not only train, although this is, of course, fundamental, but among other things, and even ride horses.
Let me remind you that on the line of battle not only championship belts both boxers, the title of absolute world champion in heavy weight and trophy Muhammad Ali, but 10 million dollars in prize money.
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