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Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk rematch holds August 20

Last September, Usyk defeated Joshua, a two-time world champion, claiming the WBA (Super), IBF and WBO heavyweight titles.

• June 20, 2022
Usyk defeats Anthony Joshua
Usyk defeats Anthony Joshua

A rematch fight between Nigerian-born Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk has been confirmed for August 20.

The fight will take place in Saudi Arabia, BBC Sport reported on Sunday.

Last September, Usyk defeated Joshua, a two-time world champion, claiming the WBA (Super), IBF and WBO heavyweight titles.

The 35-year-old Ukrainian handed Joshua a second defeat in his boxing career.

Joshua, 31, will be looking forward to revenge in Saudi Arabia against Usyk.

In 2019, Anthony Joshua bounced back from a defeat, reclaiming his title from Andy Ruiz Jr, who gave him his first defeat in boxing.

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