Oleksandr Usyk will Create his debut that is heavyweight on October 12, live on Sky Sports.
The undisputed cruiserweight champion is going up a branch after his knockout win over Tony Bellew at November and will face Spong.
Spong has 13 knockouts at 14 struggle, such as last weekend’s stoppage win over Jeyson Minda, and Usyk has voiced his respect.
“Spong is a quick and strong heavyweight that has had a lot success in the ring,” said Usyk. “I have come through this evaluation to challenge to the world heavyweight title. I look forward to seeing everybody there.”
A kick boxer, Spong relishes the challenge of facing among the world fighters.
The Surinamese-Dutchman, who’s ranked at No 4 by the WBO, stated:”After attaining the majority of my aims as a kick boxer and getting one of the most decorated champions in the history of the game, ” I wanted to test myself at the tough and challenging sport of boxing.
“I have worked tirelessly during the last few years and today have the opportunity to prove my value as a boxer against perhaps the best pound-for-pound, and most technically sound boxer in the world.
“Some might think the challenge may be too hard, but I believe in myselfand anticipate being victorious on October 12.”
Promoter Eddie Hearn said:”Usyk’s r introduction is one of the most hotly anticipated boxing minutes of 2019 and , I can’t wait to see it.
“Oleksandr is a happening who dominated the cruiserweight branch becoming swollen after just 15 struggles.
“Now, as he prepares to challenge on the world heavyweight titlehe must overcome Tyrone Spong at Chicago.”
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