The undefeated former Olympian and current Wbc light-Hw champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 16-0-0 (13 KOs=81%) and he is ranked as the No.3 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Sergey Kovalev). In his last three fights he has won over Craig Baker (Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs Craig Baker), Mehdi Amar (Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs Mehdi Amar) and Adonis Stevenson (Adonis Stevenson vs Oleksandr Gvozdyk).
His opponent, Doudou Ngumbu, has a record of 38-8-0 (14 knockouts) and he entered as the No.25 in the same weight class. He lost to Igor Mikhalkin in 2017 (Igor Mikhalkin vs Doudou Ngumbu 3) but he came back to win in 2018 against Yoann Kongolo. Gvozdyk vs Ngumbu is valid for the WBC World light heavyweight title (Gvozdyk’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: 2300 Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Division: light heavyweight (175 lbs, 79.4 kg)
Title: WBC World light heavyweight title
Gvozdyk’s previous fight: Adonis Stevenson vs Oleksandr Gvozdyk
Gvozdyk vs Ngumbu fight video:
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