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Oleksandr Usyk vs Daniel Dubois is Set for August 26th in Poland

The first big heavyweight title fight for 2023 is set for August 26th when Unified WBA,WBO & IBF Champion Oleksandr Usyk (20-0 13KOs) faces WBA Regular Champion Daniel Dubois (19-1 18KOs). This event will be held in Poland on TNT PPV in the UK. This will serve as a home fight for Usyk because his naive country Ukraine borders Poland.


Usyk 36, enters this fight coming off a year layoff when he defeated Anthony Joshua in a rematch on August 20, 2022. Usyk was linked to big fight with WBC Champion Tyson Fury for undisputed but it never materialize. Now the WBA will fulfill their promise of consolidating the Super and Regular titles.


Dubois 25, is coming off a near disaster against Kevin Lerena in December 2022. Lerena dropped Dubois three times in the first round. Dubois rallied to drop and stop Lerena in the third round. After the fight, Dubois was diagnosed with a right torn ACL. Everything seem fine for Dubois now as he enters his biggest fight of his career against Usyk. Dubois hired veteran Don Charles for this assignment.

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