‘I think it’ll take place in May’
Eddie Hearn has revealed that the rematch between Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk is set to take place in May, with London touted as a possible destination.
Talks have been underway ever since the meeting between the pair in September when Joshua lost to Usyk by a unanimous points decision in September.
The former Olympic gold medalist immediately triggered a rematch clause as a result however recently considered stepping aside to allow the Ukrainian to fight Tyson Fury in an undisputed heavyweight showdown.
Despite initial reports suggesting he would, Joshua wasn’t willing to move aside, and Fury now preparing to fight Dillian Whyte, plans are being put in place for the original bout to happen.
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