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Usyk-Romero, Uzelkov-Codrington Doubleheader on 11/9

Big boxing show will take place on November 9th at the Palace of Sports  (Kiev, Ukraine) promoted by K2 Promotions Ukraine . Local light-heavyweight star Vyacheslav "Steel Power" Uzelkov (29-3, 18 KOs) will dispute vacant IBO International light heavyweight title against American KO-artist Jaidon "The Don" Сodrington (21-3, 17 KOs).

34 years old Vyacheslav Uzelkov is the former World (WBA) and European (EBU) title challenger who has couple of decent victories in his record including 6th round KO win over Gabriel Campillo former WBA World champion and UD win over two-time WBO contender Alejandro Lakatos.

Jaidon Codrington (29 years old) is known as a runner-up of reality boxing show «The Contender III», where he stopped previously unbeaten Texas broiler Brian Vera, overmatched Wayne Johnsen in semifinal and faced future WBC World champ Sakio «Scorpion» Bika. This clash definitely became the best «The Contender» fight ever and truly candidate of FOTY-2007.

Very special attraction of upcoming show will be pro debut of the international amateur-boxing superstar and 2012 London Olympic Gold Medalist Alexander Usyk, who has recently signed with Klitschko brothers. Highly-promising Ukrainian cruiserweight will risk his reputation against tough and experienced Mexican Felipe «El Indio» Romero (16-7-1, 11 KOs) in a 6 rounder.

26 year-old Oleksandr Usyk was one of the p4p best amateurs during last 5 years. Ukrainian technician won gold medal as a heavyweight at 2012 Olympic Games in London, also he was 2011 World champion and 2008 European champion.

 29 year-old Felipe Romero is durable, upset-minded gatekeeper who has two victories over former WBO light heavyweight champion Julio Cesar Gonzalez in his resume. Also Romero defeated couple of other decent Mexican fighter including previously unbeaten Olympian Ramiro Reducindo and two-time World title challenger Saul Montana. Felipe delivered to Irish prospect Michael Sweeney and Mexican puncher Juan Romo their first losses in a pro-career. In last two years Romero fought against three foes from top-15 of alphabet world ratings (Polish cruiserweights Mateusz Masternak and Krzysztof Glowacki and Australian heavyweight Alex Leapai) but has lost all these fights.

There will be a couple of other K2’s young guns in the undercard including just 19 year-old but fast rising Russian prospect Umar Salamov (7-0, 6 KOs) who will face durable Uzbek Ravshan Jabbarov (11-4-1, 5 KOs) in a 10-rounder.

Both Usyk vs Romero and Uzelkov vs Codrington match-ups will be broadcast live by Ukrainian Inter channel on November 9th supporting by TM «Khortytsia»

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DosRounds on 10-16-2013

I can't wait to see Usyk

Comment by Hougigo on 10-16-2013

Lol, the other chin checker is back to get koed

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