Usyk agrees to fight Bellew in UK - media

Usyk agrees to fight Bellew in UK - media

World cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine will hold his next fight against WBC mandatory challenger Tony Bellew of Britain.

Usyk (15-0, 11 KOs) agreed to fight Bellew (30-2-1, 20 KOs) in the UK, XSPORT reported, with reference to WorldBoxingNews.

Earlier, the British boxer's promoter, Eddie Hearn, said that the Usyk-Bellew fight could take place in October-November 2018.

As reported, Usyk defeated Russian boxer Murat Gassiev on July 22 and became the first man to hold the WBC, WBO, WBA, IBF belts, the Ring Magazine title and win the Muhammad Ali Trophy and $10 million in prize money. Usyk challenged Bellew after the fight.


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