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Krzysztof Glowacki vs. Oleksandr Usyk set for September 17th in Gdansk

Neither man has yet tasted defeat as a pro.

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Patrick Stumberg is a freelance writer for SB Nation, first joining the network in 2011 before linking up with Bad Left Hook in 2015.

WBO Cruiserweight Champion Krzysztof Glowacki will have home-field advantage for his previously-announced title defense against Oleksandr Usyk, as the two are officially set to square off on September 17th in Gdansk, Poland.

Glowacki (26-0, 16 KO) won his title in a thrilling war with Marco Huck last year wherein he got off the canvas to knock out the six-year incumbent in the tenth round, then successfully defended it by dropping Steve Cunningham four times en route to a unanimous decision victory in April.

Usyk (9-0, 9 KO) may not have anywhere near the résumé that Glowacki’s last two fights granted him, but the former gold medalist has proven himself the best prospect in a division crammed with destructive talent. He’s powerful, extraordinarily skilled, and his potential reign should he topple Glowacki has all the makings of a dynasty.

It’s another great fight in what’s become possibly the most exciting division in the sport. Just one month more to wait.

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