Oleksandr Usyk will Create his debut on October 12, live on Sky Sports.
A division is shifting up after his knockout win over Tony Bellew in November and will face Spong, an unbeaten contender.
Spong has 13 knockouts at 14 fight, including the stoppage win over Jeyson Minda of last weekend, also Usyk has voiced his admiration.
“Spong is a speedy and powerful heavyweight that has had much success in the ring,” explained Usyk. “I must come through this evaluation to battle on the whole world title. I look forward to seeing everyone there.”
An accomplished kick boxer, Spong relishes the challenge of facing among the world boxers.
The Surinamese-Dutchman, who’s ranked at No 4 by the WBO, stated:”After attaining most of my goals as a kick boxer and becoming among the most decorated winners at the history of this game, ” I wanted to check myself at the tough and challenging game of boxing.
“I have worked tirelessly during the previous few years and have the chance to show my value as a boxer against perhaps the ideal pound-for-pound, and many technically sound boxer on earth.
“Some might think the challenge might be too hard, but I think in myself, and anticipate being victorious on October 12.”
Promoter Eddie Hearn stated:”Usyk’s r introduction is one of the most hotly anticipated boxing moments of 2019 and personally, I can not wait to view it.
“Oleksandr is a phenomenon that dominated the cruiserweight branch becoming swollen after only 15 struggles.
“Now, as he prepares to struggle on the world’s name he must overcome Tyrone Spong at Chicago.”