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Boxing news 2022, Oleksandr Usyk leaves Ukraine to fight Anthony Joshua, when is the rematch?

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Boxing news 2022, Oleksandr Usyk leaves Ukraine to fight Anthony Joshua, when is the rematch?

Ukrainian heavyweight boxing winner Oleksandr Usyk will leave Ukraine and prepare for a rematch with Anthony Joshua, declaring: “it’s better than currently being in territorial defence and managing close to Kyiv with a machine gun.”

Two-time former unified planet heavyweight winner Joshua (24-2) misplaced his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles in a unanimous determination defeat at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium last September.

But strategies for a rematch had been set on maintain when Usyk returned from London to Ukraine to struggle for his place against invading Russian forces. He was pictured carrying an assault rifle earlier this month.

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Usyk (second from right) carrying a rifle after returning to Ukraine to fight.
Usyk (second from correct) carrying a rifle soon after returning to Ukraine to combat.Source: Instagram

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On Friday, nevertheless, 35-12 months-old Usyk – also a previous cruiserweight winner – took to social media to announce he would get ready for the highly-expected rematch with his British rival.

“I’ve decided to begin getting ready for a rematch with Anthony Joshua. That is how I will help my state far more and it’s much better than remaining in territorial defence and managing all around Kyiv with a machine gun,” he mentioned in the movie.

“Dear good friends, a lot of of my mates and shut ones known as me and supported me in this. Haters, I want you effectively and want you pleasure, joy and peace.

“Everything will be with God’s blessing. Everything will be Ukraine. Wishing all people properly.”

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