Joshua officially activated the option of revenge with Usik – UNIAN

The second fight between the British and the Ukrainian will take place next year.

Alexander Usyk defeated Anthony Joshua in the first fight / photo by REUTERS

Former British world champion Anthony Joshua has activated the option of revenge with Ukrainian champion Oleksandr Usyk, which was stipulated in the contract for the first fight.

This was announced by promoter Joshua Eddie Hearn, reports badlefthook.com.

“Joshua is back in the game, he is training now, and today we have officially activated the rematch option,” Hearn said.

It will be recalled that Usyk defeated Joshua by a unanimous decision of the judges and took away the IBF, WBO, WBA and IBO world titles from the Briton.

Mustache – Joshua: what is known about revenge

  • Initially, the contract for the first fight between Usik and Joshua provided for the option of revenge in case of defeat of the British boxer. Joshua took advantage of her.
  • It was reported that the rematch will most likely take place in March or April next year.
  • As for the place of the battle, the most likely option is Britain. Options from Ukraine, the United States and the Middle East are also being studied.
  • Vitali Klitschko commented on the possibility of a rematch in Kyiv.

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