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Boxing: Usyk vs Chisora

Ukrainian pound-for-pound star Oleksandr Usyk will finally face British favorite Derek Chisora ​​in a heavyweight duel, which will be the main event this Saturday, October 31, at Wembley, UK.

The fight, which is promoted by Matchroom Boxing, Eddie Hearn, will be televised on SKY Sports in the UK, DAZN in the US and ESPN in Latin America.

Both star fighters participated in the official weigh-in, registering Usyk 217.25 pounds and Chisora ​​255.5 pounds at Wembley.

Usyk (17-0, 13 KOs) made the move to Heavyweight after dominating at Cruiserweight, ending his extraordinary 200-pound spell as the Undisputed King with a phenomenal backyard win streak against Marco Huck, Mairis Briedis, Murat Gassiev and Tony Bellew.

The 2012 Olympic gold medalist began his assault on the heavyweight division by retiring Chazz Witherspoon in seven rounds at Chicago's Wintrust Arena last October and continues his bid to become a two-weight world champion when he faces off against a Chisora ​​(32-9, 23 KOs) totally fit.

Both star fighters and the rest of the support participated in a final press conference, where they posed for the cameras and offered their last words.

Oleksandr Usyk

"There will be no war. I bring peace, pure and clean boxing. He will definitely want to hurt me a lot, but I won't stand in front of him. I don't know why everyone is talking about a heavyweight test because, all my life, I've been tested for weights. In the World Series of Boxing I was a heavyweight, people wanted to hurt me but could not do it. If the king of animals was considered according to size, then it would be an elephant, not a lion. An elephant is a friend! mouse! "

Derek Chisora

"You will not pass! He will try to box. I cannot box. It will be a shootout. When I hit him, they will hit him, there is nowhere to hide. I need a referee. fair. I want this fight to be fair. I don't want to dance or fight. I want both of us to work fairly. I have to keep moving forward. He will try to hurt me, but I'm ready. People will be shocked. "

In the co-feature, Welshman Lee Selby will face Australian George Kambosos in an International Boxing Federation (IBF) lightweight final eliminatory duel.

In the same role, Savannah Marshall (8-0, 6 KOs) faces former world champion Hannah Rankin (9-4, 2 KOs) for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) world middleweight title.