At today's press conference, devoted to Oleksandr Usyk's joining the pro boxing, was announced the signing of a contract between Olympic champion and promotional company of Klitschko brothers - "K2 Promotions".
Hanna Bezlyudna, Head of Inter Media Group: "Inter cooperates with Klitschko brothers company K2 Promotions for many years. We're pleased to welcome Oleksandr Usyk - a new star of boxing and television. It is symbolic that it happened just before such an epochal fight - the fight between Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin. On October 5 Oleksandr Usyk will be at studio of "Velyky Boks" ("Big Boxing") during the broadcasting of the fight. I think, his commentaries, his opinion and support wiil be very important to Wladimir Klitschko and millions of TV viewers, Ukrainians, who will root for Klitschko.
Inter Media Group and Inter do all the best to make boxing more popular in Ukraine. And new stars appear. I believe there is a certain mission of TV in it".
"I made a decision to join pro boxing as achieved everything that I could as amateur. It is very important for me to make a start in Ukraine. I had propositions from USA and England, but the best one was from К2 Promotions. I'm glad. I will bring joy to many Ukrainians. It is very important for me. I will come to America next time, for championship belts", - Oleksandr Usyk said.
"I'm sure that charisma and skills of Oleksandr will delight Ukrainian audience and fans of sports for a very long time. We will all keep fingers crossed for Ukrainian national anthem to sound in the nearest future. The great thing is that Alexander fights for the top title among the professionals - the title of World Champion. I believe, he can achieve that", - said Vitaly Klitschko.
Next fight of Oleksandr Usyk will take place on November 9 within the tournament of K2 Promotions, TM "Khortytsia" and Inter.