IBF Light Heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev announced yesterday that he had signed a contract to face WBC champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk on October 18th.
Beterbiev took to social media to tell his followers “Good news! I signed a contract for unification fight with Oleksandr Gvozdyk @alex_gvozdyk for #IBF and #WBC belts. The bout will be on 18 October, USA“
The contest represents one of the best fights that can be made in boxing, a refreshing change of pace from the myriad of fighters constantly ducking challenges.