After a long, arduous road toward recovery from a bicep injury and rounding out in shape to embark on his brand new journey and its challenges, undefeated P4P great, and former UNDISPUTED/current RING-Magazine Cruiserweight Champion of the World 🥇🇺🇦Oleksandr Usyk (16-0-0, 12KO) finally has a set date to make his long anticipated return to the ring, as well as an opponent in place.
For his inaugural Heavyweight debut, he will be fighting unbeaten #5 WBA contender 🇳🇱Tyrone Spong (14-0-0, 13KO) of the Netherlands on October 12th. The fight will take place at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago,Illinois, USA. This will be the first fight for Usyk since his masterclass performance against respected, now-retired former Champion 🇬🇧Tony Bellew on November 10th of last year. A warm welcome back for the big Ukrainian looking to get the wheels going towards a path that hopes to culminate with him as the Heavyweight Champion of the world…step 1 is now in action toward his goal. This is a major step up for Spong, who although is unbeaten in his 14 fights,have done so against limited opposition, and is jumping up to the pinnacle of the sport as far as talent goes with an opponent such as the Ukrainian standing who will stand opposite of him.