Vasilevsky: "I don't know the name of Cherkashin's opponent yet"

Polish promoter Andrzej Wasilewski announced that at the moment the name of the next opponent Fyodor Cherkashin remains unknown.

“I don’t know his opponent yet, we are actively working on it. However, I will tell you that it is not very easy to find an opponent for him, because Fedor is a serious fighter, and no one wants to fight him. Therefore, it is difficult for him to find an opponent. In general, yes, we want to find an opponent for him, the victory over which will allow him to rise in the rating. But we are not in a hurry with its promotion. After all, Fedor is still young, he has enough time. We are advancing it step by step. I think Fedor needs a few more fights, and he will reach a higher level, ”the functionary said.

Recall that Cherkashin will fight on the undercard of the Usyk-Dubois fight, which will be held on August 26.