Both undefeated and both former Olympian, the current Wbc light-Hw champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 17-0-0 (14 KOs=82%) and he is ranked as the No.2 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Sergey Kovalev) while his opponent, the current Ibf light-Hw champion Artur Beterbiev, has an official record of 14-0-0 (14 KOs=100%) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. In their last three fights Gvozdyk has won over Mehdi Amar (Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs Mehdi Amar), Adonis Stevenson (Adonis Stevenson vs Oleksandr Gvozdyk) and Doudou Ngumbu (Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs Doudou Ngumbu) while Beterbiev has beat Enrico Koelling (Artur Beterbiev vs Enrico Koelling), Callum Johnson (Artur Beterbiev vs Callum Johnson) and Radivoje Kalajdzic (Artur Beterbiev vs Radivoje Kalajdzic). Gvozdyk vs Beterbiev is valid for the WBC and IBF World light heavyweight titles. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Division: light heavyweight (175 lbs, 79.4 kg)
Title: WBC and IBF World light heavyweight titles
Beterbiev’s next fight: Artur Beterbiev vs Adam Deines
Gvozdyk vs Beterbiev fight video:
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