The undefeated Oleksandr Gvozdyk entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 12-0-0 (10 KOs=83%) and he is ranked as the No.8 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Andre Ward). He fought four times last year winning over Mike Snider, Nadjib Mohammedi, Tommy Karpency (=Gvozdyk vs Karpency) and Isaac Chilemba (=Gvozdyk vs Chilemba).
His opponent, Yunieski Gonzalez, has an official record of 18-2-0 (14 KOs=78%) and he entered as the No.27 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2015, against Jean Pascal (=Pascal vs Gonzalez) and Vyacheslav Shabranskyy (=Shabranskyy vs Gonzalez); after this fight he has beat Jackson Junior and Maxwell Amponsah. Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs Yunieski Gonzalez is on the undercard of Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jason Sosa. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland, USA
Division: light heavyweight (175 lbs, 79.4 kg)
Gvozdyk’s previous fight: Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs Isaac Chilemba
Gonzalez’s previous fight: Vyacheslav Shabranskyy vs Yunieski Gonzalez
Gvozdyk’s next fight: Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs Craig Baker
Gvozdyk vs Gonzalez Fight Video:
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