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Olexander Usyk vs. Daniel Bruwer for WBO I/C on 10/4

By Dmitry Mikhalchuk and Alexey Sukachev

Highly regarded Ukrainian cruiserweight Olexander Usyk (4-0, 4 KOs), a 2011 world amateur champion and 2012 Olympic gold medalist in the heavyweight division, will be supposedly tested for the first time in his short career on October 4 at Arena Lviv in Lviv, Ukraine, where he takes on hard-hitting South African veteran Daniel Bruwer (24-5-1, 21 KOs) in a bid for a vacant WBO I/C 200lb title.

In the main event of the evening, local hero and ex-WBA light welterweight champion Andriy Kotelnik (31-4-1, 13 KOs) will conduct his farewell fight in front of a roaring partisan crowd. Inter will televise this event.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by have_not on 09-05-2014

Usyk is really one to follow, exiting boxer puncher who is very agile athletic fighter. i can see him being cruiserweight champion soon and go up to hw and get a belt there

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