Matchroom Boxing has officially announced that the highly anticipated fight of Derek Chisora (32-9 23 KOs) and Oleksandr Usyk (17-0, 13 KOs) will take place on October 31 in London. Due to the increase in the number of cases of coronavirus in the UK, the duel will be held without spectators. Broadcast in the UK will be via the pay-per-view system on Sky Sports, in the US it lands on the DAZN platform.
So far, fans have no chance to return to the stands of sports arenas in the UK. Local authorities decided to tighten the rules to combat the coronavirus epidemic and restore some bans. From next Monday in England, among other things, it will be prohibited to meet groups of more than six people, both indoors and outdoors.
The fight of Derek Chisora (32-9, 23 KOs) and the former undisputed heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (17-0, 13 KOs) is scheduled for October 31. The fight will take place in Great Britain, but subject to the presence of fans in the stands.
Live broadcast of the boxing evening, which will take place in the Kiev at the park-hotel complex Equides, and which will become the debut tournament of the Usyk 17 Promotion, the organization of Oleksandr Usyk.