Gvozdyk and Beterbiev keen to seal the light heavyweight division
World Boxing Council light heavyweight champion, Oleksandr “The Nail” Gvozdyk and also champion Artur Beterbiev, will fight a highly anticipated unification clash on Friday, October 18 at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia.
“This will be a spectacular fight, and one that fans will enjoy. People asked for this fight and we are giving it to them. I will become a unified champion. I have the best coach in my corner, namely Teddy Atlas, and we are working on a perfect plan for this fight. This is our third fight together, and under his guidance I will continue to improve,” Gvozdyk commented.
Beterbiev said: “I want to thank Top Rank and my opponent, Oleksandr Gvozdyk, for making this unification fight possible and giving fans around the world what they want to see.”
The Gvozdyk vs. Fighter Beterbiev will star in a special edition of Top Rank on ESPN starting at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes.
In a Top Rank promotion, in association with Peltz Boxing, tickets are priced at $ 150, $ 90, $ 75 and $ 50 and can be purchased at the Liacouras Center box office, at www.liacourascenter.com or by calling 800- 298-4200.