Ukrainian heavyweight 6'5" Viktor Vykhryst is age 30 and 11-0, while Cuban heavyweight 6'5" Lenier Pero is age 30 and 8-0. Both have strong amateur backgrounds. This is a rare matchup between talented up-and-coming heavyweights. Lenier Pero represented Cuba in the 2016 Olympics. He had an extensive and highly successful amateur career that spanned over 100 fights, including multiple wins over countryman Frank Sanchez and a loss to Filip Hrgovic. Vykhryst had wins over Frazer Clarke and Vlad Sirenko in the amateurs, and two losses to Joe Joyce.