The former absolute world champion in the heavyweight Alexander Usik (16-0, 12 KO’s) found out the official date and venue of the debut match in the heavyweight division. The fight will take place on October 12 “Wintrust Arena” in Chicago, according to ZN.UA with reference to the Manager of the boxer the Spartan king Klimas.

The name of the opponent is not reported.

The mustache was supposed to debut in the heavyweight division on may 25, but the fight against Carlos Takama (36-5-1, 28 KO’s) fell through due to injury Ukrainian. It was reported that the rescheduled fight the Tendril – Takam will take place in October, but the Cameroonian has signed a contract with the promotional company Star Boxing, which can dramatically change the plans of a boxer.

In November Usik successfully defended their championship titles, in Manchester, beating the British Tony Bellew. Later, Alexander refused all zones.