There was a duel of views between Gvozdyk and Benavidez (video)

There was a duel of views between Gvozdyk and Benavidez (video)

The title fight will take place in Las Vegas on the night of June 15-16

Former world light heavyweight champion Alexander Gvozdyk and holder of the “interim” WBC super middleweight title David Benavidez had a duel of glances.

The Ukrainian calmly held the American’s gaze, after which the rivals posed for some time in front of the cameras.

The fight between Gvozdyk and Benavidez for the vacant WBC interim light heavyweight title will take place on the night of June 15-16, approximately at 5:00 Kyiv time.

The event will be hosted by Las Vegas, with a boxing evening scheduled at the Grand Garden Arena. The fight between Alexander and David will take place on the undercard of the confrontation between WBA champion Gervonta Davis and Frank Martin.

Benavidez, 27, fought his last fight in November 2023. David defeated Demetrius Andrade, who refused to continue the fight after the sixth round. David spent his last few fights in the super middleweight division (up to 168 pounds or 76.2 kg). For the fight with Gvozdyk, he moves up to the light heavyweight category (up to 175 pounds or 79.4 kg).

Gvozdyk knocked out Brazilian boxer Isaac Rodriguez in his last fight. This is Alexander’s third victory after resuming his career. Prior to this, the Ukrainian knocked out Latvian boxer Richards Bolotniks in the 6th round.

Source: Sportarena

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