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Vyacheslav Uzelkov

Usyk vs Romero / Uzelkov vs Codrington doubleheader on November 9th in Kyiv, Ukraine

A big boxing show will take place on November, 9th at the Palace of Sports (Kiev, Ukraine) promoted by K2 Promotions Ukraine . Local light-heavyweight star Vyacheslav «Steel Power» Uzelkov (29-3, 18 KOs) will dispute vacant IBO International light heavyweight title against American KO-artist Jaidon «The Don» Сodrington (21-3, 17 KOs). Continue reading

Cleverly vs. Uzelkov on November 10th at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles

World Boxing Organization (WBO) World Light-Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly will live the American dream when he defends his world title at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday 10th November. The Welsh star features on a big Golden Boy Promotions card alongside the WBC World Super-Bantamweight Champion Abner Mares plus the International Boxing Federation (IBF) World Bantamweight Champion Leo Santa Cruz.

Cleverly’s title defence and the whole show will be televised live and exclusive on the Home of TV Boxing BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).

Cleverly, 25, was due to defend his title at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on Saturday 27th October (please see below), but when promoter Frank Warren told his young star about the offer of a career enhancing opportunity of breaking the America market, Cleverly jumped at the chance.

He has already had a taste of the American experience when he fought on the undercard of Joe Calzaghe’s clash against Bernard Hopkins in Las Vegas in April 2008 and beat Antonio Baker on points. Continue reading

Nathan Cleverly to face Vyacheslav Uzelkov on October 27th

Welsh star Nathan Cleverly will make the fourth defence of his World Boxing Organization (WBO) World Light-Heavyweight title against the world ranked Ukrainian Vyacheslav Uzelkov. Undefeated Cleverly returns to Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on Saturday 27th October where he last defended his title against Tommy Karpency in February for his Welsh homecoming with a dominating performance.

The fight will be televised live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).

Vyacheslav, who’s nickname is Steel Power, is based in Vinitza and is currently ranked number nine by the WBO, four by the World Boxing Association (WBA) and seven by the International Boxing Federation (IBF).

As a professional he’s amassed a record of 27 wins from 29 fights with 16 stoppages – ten going inside the first three rounds – and is the current WBO Intercontinental champion. Continue reading