President congratulates boxer Gvozdyk on victory

President congratulates boxer Gvozdyk on victory

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Ukraine's light heavyweight boxer Oleksandr Gvozdyk on beating American Craig Baker.

"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.


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