Usyk, Joshua Prepares For Rematch.
Ukranian boxer Oleksandr Usyk and british boxer Anthony Joshua will square off for a second time on August 20 The heavyweight duo fought last year, with Usyk claiming a convincing win and grabbed IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight at the expense of Anthony Joshua; championThe winner will likely take on Tyson Fury in an historic undisputed the rematch at the Jeddah Super Dome in Saudi Arabia. Joshua has stressed out that he is out for revenge as he sufferd the second loss of his career last September at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
in anticipation to that match Joshua who is 32-year-old has since left long-term coach Rob McCracken and teamed up with Robert Garcia, however, insisting he now plans to hunt for the knockout. Usyk, undoubtedly one of the pound-for-pound stars in the sport, has been given a full camp after taking a step away from boxing to help defend his country amid the ongoing Russian invasion, with the fight pushed back from May and then July. Joshua will be hoping he can avenge the second defeat of his career, having done so against Andy Ruiz Jr, also in Saudi Arabia, back in 2019. As the spectacle edges ever closer, Sportsmail takes you through everything you need to know
Usyk has voiced his concern about the matchup, he said Joshua will resemble a different challenge this time, but insisted he will be a changed fighter too. 'I'm not fighting for money or recognition – I don't need this,' Usyk said. 'I don't need to become the greatest, I'm just doing my job now and will continue doing it as long as my heart is beating.'The only thing I'm on my way to is to save my soul. Everything else is just life.'I do understand that [Joshua] gonna be different, so will I