29 апреля 2024 14:04 / Спорт

“Let's take care of this guy and move on to the next one”: Benavidez made a statement about the fight with Gvozdyk

David Benavidez spoke about the upcoming fight with former world light heavyweight champion Alexander Gvozdyk for the WBC interim champion title in this division.

According to the American boxer, after defeating the Ukrainian, he would like to meet in the ring with the winner of the fight between Dmitry Bivol and Artur Beterbiev.

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“After the fight with Alexander Gvozdyk, a victory will make me the number one contender, and I will be able to meet the winner of the Bivol — Beterbiev fight. This is what I strive for.

Now we are one hundred percent focused on Alexander. He's a great fighter. We don't lose sight of him. Let’s take care of this guy first and then move on to the next one,” Boxing News 24/7 quoted Benavidez as saying.

Let us remind you that the fight between Gvozdyk and Benavidez is scheduled to take place on June 15 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Earlier, Gvozdyk reacted to Benavidez appearing in public while drunk.

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