Anthony Joshua may have his sequel towards heavyweight international champion Oleksandr Usyk for the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO international titles within the coastal town of Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Saturday August 20 it used to be formally showed on Sunday.
The tv broadcast for the competition has no longer but been made public, despite the fact that Joshua has signed a multi-year, multi-fight maintain virtual sports activities platform DAZN, which used to be showed on Monday, with the previous international champion having left Sky Sports following 9 years with the channel. The match has been billed ‘Rage on the Red Sea’, a couple of months in need of 3 years because the ‘Clash on the Dunes’ on the Diriyah Arena at which Joshua reclaimed his heavyweight crowns towards Mexican-American Andy Ruiz Jr.
The contest will happen beneath the patronage of Mohammed bin Salman, Joshua combating his nemesis from Ukraine after he used to be dethroned in September closing 12 months in entrance of over 60,000 spectators at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.
Joshua mentioned: “What a roller coaster journey, fighting for the heavyweight championship of the world for the 12th consecutive time. I won the belt, unified the division won another belt, lost the belts, became two-time unified heavyweight champion and now have my date with history set to become three-time unified heavyweight champion of the world. What an opportunity.”
Usyk, who has spent 3 months this 12 months serving within the territorial regiment in his place of origin towards the Russian invasion, remarked on Sunday. “I have a goal, with the help of the Lord I will complete my mission.”
Promoter Eddie Hearn, the chairman of Matchroom Boxing, added: “We are thrilled to get one of the biggest heavyweight rematches in boxing history made and give Anthony Joshua the chance to reclaim what he lost in London last September. Everything is on the line for this unified world heavyweight championship bout, and it could not be a bigger contest. We know Oleksandr Usyk is a great fighter and we saw that last time out, but I know Anthony Joshua is more determined than ever.”
What is it?
A global heavyweight combat between Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk for the IBF, WBA and WBO belts.
When is it?
August 2022 is when the combat is more likely to happen.
Where is it?
Should the combat move forward, Saudi Arabia is anticipated to host a 2nd Joshua combat, following his victory over Andy Ruiz in 2019.
How to observe Joshua-Usyk II on TV
Joshua’s contemporary fights were broadcast on Sky Sports Box Office pay-per-view however a bidding combat is about to move forward for this fght.