The first match was between Anthony Joshua (24-2, 22 KO) and Oleksandr Usyk (19-0, 13 KO) on September 25 last year in London. After an exciting fight, the Ukrainian won by unanimous decision, thereby taking the British from the WBO, IBF, WBA and IBO heavyweight belts. Joshua was considered the favorite at the time, and it was Usyk who ruthlessly defeated his opponent and was close to a knockout in the last seconds of the fight. Now we have a rematch, and then the four belts can go back to Anthony Joshua.

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Media: The battle of Osik and Joshua will take place in Saudi Arabia. Soon, the location of the fight must be confirmed

American journalist Dan Raphael spoke about where the rematch between Anthony Joshua and Alexander Usik will take place. The battle is taking place in Saudi Arabia. This confirms the statements of British promoter Eddie Hearn, who revealed in March that Saudi Arabia was among the countries that made an offer to organize the fight. The elders are willing to offer up to $120 million to players, the Daily Mail reports.

The date of the match has yet to be confirmed, but Dan Rafael said the match will take place on July 23. Originally it seemed that, despite attractive offers from other countries, the battle would take place in Great Britain. The issue of broadcasting the fight in England was also to be clarified – currently DAZN and Sky Sports are battling over the possibility of broadcasting, as Joshua is not associated with any television.

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Anthony Joshua decided to make changes to the coaching staff before the rematch against Oleksandr Usyk. The Briton no longer cooperates with Rob McCracken, who has been responsible for his preparations since the beginning of his boxing career. – Anthony made the decision on the coaching staff for the rematch with Usyk. Eddie Hearn has revealed that I doubt AJ will officially announce her decision before starting a particular camp.