This Wednesday, promoter Oleksandr Krasyuk told AFP that the rematch between Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk and Briton Anthony Joshua should take place on August 20.
A revenge that seems to be becoming clearer. Indeed, this Wednesday, promoter Oleksandr Krasyuk confided in theAFPthus indicating that the revenge between his little protege, namely the Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk, current world heavyweight champion WBA / IBF / WBO, and the Briton Anthony Joshua would be about to have a date, sinceit could, in fact, be held on Saturday August 20 “This date is the most probable. Now 35, Oleksandr Usyk currently holds the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight belts since last September. At that time, the boxer had then got the better of the holder of these famous belts, namely Anthony Joshua, now 32 years old, on points unanimously.
A fight in the Middle East?
After this famous fight, the Briton immediately asked for a rematch. For his part, the promoter Oleksandr Krasyuk, in addition to the date, also confided that this new fight would then take place somewhere in the “Middle East”, but without being more precise this time. However, he also added that an official announcement, from all the organizations concerned, on this famous upcoming duel will then be made no later than next week. In anticipation of this possible future revenge, Oleksandr Usyk left his native Ukraine at the end of March, although he had returned there after the invasion of Russia in February. last.