Ukrainian heavyweight Viktor Vykhryst signed a contract with the German promotional company EC Boxing Promotion, headed by Erol Ceylan. Vykhryst already participated in a press conference in Hamburg, dedicated to this event, where he was presented as Victor Faust. "I had a good think about the proposals received with my family, but it was so overwhelming that I decided to take this step," Vykhryst said.
Yuri Shestak (60 kg) won 4:1 over the Englishman Kalum French and reached the quarterfinal of the World Cup 2017, which these days is held in Hamburg, Germany. Today, August 29, in the evening session, Shestak will meet with the Frenchman Sophian Oumikha.