Sunday, September 25, 2022

The rematch between Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua has been confirmed for August 20.

Back in September, Usyk posted a resentful win over Joshua, deservedly recording a focuses triumph which got the IBF, WBA and WBO belts simultaneously.

Since experiencing the subsequent expert loss of his profession, Joshua has been unyielding about settling a rematch, in any event, turning down move to one side cash so Usyk could head into an undisputed conflict with Tyson Fury.

Further deferrals have hit conversations, Usyk at first remaining in Ukraine to battle for his country in the conflict against Russia and Joshua going through a difference in training arrangement.

At one phase, a date of July 23 was proposed and showed up near being affirmed, yet the two will currently impact in the future on August 20.

Anthony Joshua reacts after losing his fight against Oleksandr Usyk on September 25, 2021

The confrontation will happen in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, an alternate area to where Joshua battled Andy Ruiz in Diriyah back in December 2019.

Addressing Matchroom Sport’s true site, Joshua said: “What a thrill ride venture, battling for the Heavyweight Championship of the World for the twelfth sequential time.

“I won the belt, bound together the division won another belt, lost the belts, became double cross Unified Heavyweight Champion and presently have my date with history set to become three-time Unified Heavyweight Champion of the World. What an open door.

“Battling title level consecutive has had its advantages and disadvantages, yet I choose consistently to get more grounded, to gain from my encounters and develop. A cheerful warrior is a perilous contender and I am the most joyful and most roused I have been.”

Whoever wins will probably endeavor to set up an undisputed battle with Fury, who effectively protected his WBC title against Dillian Whyte on April 23.

In spite of the fact that Fury has demanded that he plans on resigning from the game, he is yet to clear his reality crown, ostensibly a clue that he won’t settle on any choices until in the not so distant future.

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