"Sincere congratulations to Oleksandr Gvozdyk! The Ukrainian has just knocked out U.S. boxer Craig Baker. Keep it up, Oleksandr. I wish you further great achievements!" the head of state wrote on his Facebook page.
Thirty-year-old Gvozdyk knocked out 33-year-old Baker in the sixth round at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Saturday night. This is the 14th victory of the Ukrainian boxer.