The bout between WBC light heavyweight champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk (17-0, 14 KOs) and IBF belt holder Arthur Beterbiev (14-0, 14 KOs) has been officially confirmed. The fight will take placce on October 18 and will become the main event of the evening in Philadelphia at Liacouras Center arena. The evening of boxing will take place on ESPN and ESPN Deportes.
On October 18 there will be held a unification bout in the light heavyweight division between WBC champion Alexander Gvozdyk (17-0, 14 KOs) and IBF title holder Arthur Beterbiyev (14-0, 14 KOs). The bout will take place in the United States.
WBC light heavyweight champion Oleksander Gvozdyk said that he would like to take part in the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS). The winner of the tournament will become the undisputed champion in his weight category. In the first season of the WBSS, Oleksander Usyk celebrated the victory.
Yvon Michel, the promoter of the former WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson, spoke about his fighter's health, which continues to recover from severe brain injury.