The absolute world champion in the heavyweight Alexander Usik will soon find out the final decision about a fight with Alexander Povetkin
It was assumed that the opening match of the Ukrainian boxer in the heavyweight division against the Russians had to organize on may 18 in Chicago, but the latter decided to first conduct an interim fight.
According to promoter Eddie Hearn about possible match in the ring Alexander Usik and Alexander Povetkin will be announced in the near future.
“At the moment in the heavyweight division there are many events. Possible meeting in the ring with Povetkin Mustache? On this matter everything will be decided in the next few days”, — quotes the words of Hearn to Sky Sports.
Recall that the commands of absolute world champion in the heavyweight Alexander Usik and Russian Alexander Povetkin made a final decision on the battlefield.
The fight with Russian boxer was to become the Ukrainian champion’s debut in the heavyweight division, but in the near future it will not happen.
It is not excluded that the fight Cirrus — Povetkin will be organized in the future.
As reported by BoxingScene, Russian and Ukrainian boxer will participate in the evening of Boxing in Chicago, scheduled for may 18, but will hold matches against other opponents. The organizer of this event will act as a streaming platform DAZN.
The reason for the cancellation is possible to fight the Tendril — Povetkin was the desire of the promotion company World of Boxing, representing the interests of Russian, which has insisted that it conducted an interim fight before entering the ring against the Ukrainian.