The Ukrainian WBC champion Alexander Gvozdik (17-0, 14 KO’s) for the first time in his career, will hold a unification fight.
Carnation Bob Arum in comments to TASS confirmed that Kharkov in October
meet 34-year-old IBF champion Arthur Beterbiev
(14-0, 14 KO’s).
will be held October 18 in the United States. The exact venue will be announced later”, —
said the head of the promotion company “Top
on his page on “Twitter” confirmed the information about the encounter with Stud and
attached a photo with the signing of the contract.
Good news! I signed a contract for a unification fight with Oleksandr Gvozdyk @alex_gvozdyk for #IBF and #WBC belts. The bout will be on 18 October, USA.
I have great news! I signed a contract for a unification bout with Alexander Stud @alex_gvo… https://t.co/ZVv11RJrX7 pic.twitter.com/QPvc7UKHTi
— Artur Beterbiev (@ABeterbiev) July 17, 2019
come to a unification fight later two games after winning the WBC title. The world champion from Kharkiv began in December last
years after early victories over the canadian veteran Adonis Stevenson.
captured the IBF title in November 2017. Since then, the Russian knockout
thrice defended his belt.
Carnations may be the third current Ukrainian boxer after Basil
Lomachenko and Alexander Usik, who will be able to unify the titles in its