Oleksandr Usyk will protect his planet heavyweight titles in opposition to London’s Daniel Dubois upcoming weekend.
Usyk will choose on required challenger Dubois immediately after negotiations with Tyson Fury for a historic 4-belt undisputed clash broke down.
The 20- Ukrainian has not fought because beating Anthony Joshua in back again-to-again bouts and will now intention to keep his belts for the 2nd time.
‘DDD’ at present retains the WBA ‘regular’ heavyweight title and established himself up for this massive clash by beating Kevin Lerena final time out regardless of being knocked down 3 instances himself.
This will be the 25-year-old’s 1st-at any time planet title struggle and he will be hoping to upset the odds from just one of the best in the organization.
Usyk vs Dubois: Date and how to follow
This combat will get position on Saturday, August 26 at the Tarczynski Arena in Wroclaw, Poland.
Particulars of the start out time and ringwalks for the principal celebration are nevertheless to be introduced.
Poland is one hour forward of British Summer season Time so admirers can hope the action to get underway at 7pm in the Uk with the main occasion at all over 11pm.
It will be obtainable to enjoy dwell in the United kingdom on TNT Sports PPV.
TNT Athletics is the new title for BT Sport and extra details can be uncovered here.
Usyk vs Dubois: Undercard
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Usyk vs Dubois: What has been claimed?
Usyk: “I am extremely happy that we have the prospect to organise my fight in Poland, wherever I won my initial entire world title seven many years back.
“I want to thank the Polish individuals who are supporting Ukraine so sincerely. Hundreds of hundreds of my compatriots have been hosted by this excellent nation.
“For that reason, I hope that my battle will turn out to be 1 much more option for Ukrainians and persons of Poland to unite and fortify our friendship.”
But Usyk is already searching ahead to his following opponent and has named on Fury to agree to a likely vocation-defining evening.
He mentioned: “As a human staying, I think he is a great man or woman. I think he’s a excellent person, a terrific father, a terrific spouse and children person, and as an athlete, he’s excellent as very well.
“The only thing I can say is that there is as well much words and phrases, rather of actions. The entire environment needs to see the fight amongst Oleksandr Usyk and Tyson Fury and we have to make it. People today are worn out of talks. We have to have to do in its place of communicate.”
Dubois: “Usyk is a great fighter and I do regard him, but it’s my time now.
“I’m going to shock the environment and show folks how excellent Daniel Dubois definitely is.”
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