• 26/05/2024 12:03

Official: the final date of Gvozdyk’s championship fight has become known

ByИван Дунаев

Apr 21, 2024

 Official: has become known final date of Gvozdyk's championship fight

The Ukrainian will compete for the interim WBC belt with American David Benavidez.

Fight of Ukrainian boxer Alexander Gvozdyk strong> for the WBC interim world light heavyweight title against David Benavidez will take place on June 15 in Las Vegas.

This was announced by the promotion company Premier Boxing Champions.

Earlier, the Ukrainian himselfnamed the date and placeof the fight with Benavidez. On his Instagram page, he announced that the fight will take place on June 22 in Houston, Texas.

However, now the organizers of the fight have made an official announcement that the fight between Alexander and David will take place on June 15 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas -Vegas on the undercard of the fight between the WBA lightweight champion and the American. Gervonta Davis and his compatriot Frank Martin.

Gvozdyk, in his last fight on the night of October 1 last year, knocked out Brazilian Isaac Rodriguez. For the Ukrainian, this was the third fight after returning to boxing.

In June 2020, Alexander announced his retirement, but after the start of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, he decided to return to the ring.

In the first fight after resuming his boxing career, Gvozdyk in February 2023 won a unanimous decision over Mexican Josue Obando, and in May knocked out Latvian Richards Bolotniks .

Alexander’s track record currently includes 20 wins (16 by knockout) and one defeat, which he suffered in October 2019, when he lost the WBC title to Russian Artur Beterbiev. p>

27-year-old Benavidez won 28 victories (24 by knockout) in 28 fights in the professional ring. He fought his last fight in November 2023, when he defeated American Demetrius Andrade.

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