British light middleweight Asinia Byfield (14-3-1, 6 KOs) continues preparations for the fight on December 18 in Kiev, Ukraine against the local Dmitry Mitrofanov (9-0-1, 5 KOs). At stake in this meeting there will be the vacant WBO Oriental title. The event will be held behind closed doors without spectators. For Mitrofanov, this will be his debut title fight in a new weight category for him. Prior to that, almost his entire career, Mitrofanov performed in 160.
Asinia Byfield (14-3-1, 6 KOs) of UK will be the rival of 31-year-old Dmitry Mitrofanov (9-0-1, 5 KOs) in his first title fight. At stake there will be the WBO Oriental junior middleweight title. This confrontation will become one of the main events of the boxing event on December 18, which will be held under the auspices of K2 Promotions Ukraine together with Top Boxing Generation in Kiev, Ukraine. Boxing event on December 18 will be held without spectators.
Joe Joyce (12-0, 11 KOs) wants to fight Alexander Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs). The Briton, who last Saturday stopped the previously undefeated Daniel Dubois, claims that he's able to repay the Ukrainian for his defeat in amateurs.
Ukrainian heavyweight Viktor Vykhryst (5-0, 4 KOs) scored another victory in the pro ring, defeating Kamil Sokolovsky
“I would like to make it clear that we will make every possible effort to ensure that our rights arising from the position of a mandatory challenger [for the WBO heavyweight belt] are respected,” Alexander Krasyuk said, promoter of Alexander Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs) to Sky Sports.
WBO heavyweight mandatory contender Alexander Usyk in an interview to his YouTube channel USYK17 said that the fight against Dereck Chisora on October 31, which he won on points, was on the verge of cancellation.
Alexander Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs) wants to take advantage of his position as an official contender for the WBO heavyweight title, owned by Anthony Joshua (23-1, 21 KOs) as soon as possible, and does not intend to give up his chance to meet AJ to Tyson Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs).
Derek Chisora (32-10, 23 KOs), despite his Saturday defeat to Alexander Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs), still believes in himself and is not even going to think about retirement despite the fact that he is already 37 years old.
In the main event of the evening at Wembley Arena in London, Alexander Usyk defeated Derek Chisora via unanimous decision. The score were 117-112 and 115-113 twice. As a result of the fight, Usyk became the owner of the WBO intercontinental belt and defended his status as a mandatory contender for the WBO heavyweight title, which currently belongs to Anthony Joshua.