World Boxing Council cruiserweight Champion, Russian Grigory Drozd could be defending his green and gold belt for the first time against former cruiserweight champion Krzysztof ‘Diablo’ Wlodarczyk on May 22nd in Moscow.
Drozd defeated Wlodarczyk in a classic battle in Moscow, Russia snatching from him the WBC belt. During that bout, Grigory landed the best punches. Constantly fighting at distance and he knocked down Krzysztof in the eighth round. The Judges’ scorecards were 118-109, 119-108 and 119-108, all in favor of Grigory.
Drozd, from Prokopyevsk, Russia has a record of 39 victories, with 27 KO´s and he was EBU and WBC International Champion before conquering the world crown.