The hotly anticipated match-up between Oleksandr Usyk and Britain's Daniel Dubois, slated for August 26 at the Tarczyński Arena in Wroclaw, is gathering momentum. Its significance transcends the boxing ring, acting as a symbol of international solidarity.
Usyk, preparing to defend his championships against the British contender, voiced his pleasure about the bout's setting in Poland. "I am very glad that we have the opportunity to organize my fight in Poland, where seven years ago I won my first world title," stated Usyk.
He also took the opportunity to express his gratitude towards the Polish people for their unwavering support and care towards Ukrainians amidst the Russian conflict: "I want to thank the Polish people who so sincerely help Ukraine. Thousands of my compatriots have found refuge in this wonderful country. Therefore, I hope that my fight will be for Ukrainians and Poles another reason to unite and strengthen our friendship."