Anthony Joshua y Oleksandr Usyk

Eddie hearn revealed the date for the rematch between Anthony Joshua Y Oleksandr Usyk, and it will be in April 2022.

“Obviously there is not much else, we have to get together and set a date,” he revealed in an interview with iFL TV. “April is a realistic option to make that fight and decide the venue.”

The promoter of Matchroom Boxing and representative of Joshua confirmed that he will soon start talking to the current champion’s team to finalize the deal and get him to AJ an opportunity to recover the belts that he lost in London, on September 25.

“We have to sit with Krassyuk (manager of Usyk) and once the Christmas we will begin to advance in these discussions, because it will also begin to be time for them to prepare, “said the Briton.

In recent weeks there was talk of the possibility of Joshua stepping aside to allow for the unification between Usyk Y Tyson fury, but Anthony he wants revenge and there is not enough figure for him to step aside.

For its part, Dillian whyte is in dispute with the CMB to fight with Fury, who will surely return in March against a rival to be defined.

“Obviously there were a couple of talks to sidestep, but we have to wait and see,” he said. Eddie hearn. “Although if I tell you that it is a bit impossible due to the situation of Dillian whyte, that also cheers up AJ“.

The date for the rematch between Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk

Hearn I accept that Joshua he always intended to exercise his immediate rematch clause and they are moving forward to seal the date.

AJ He didn’t want to have those conversations unless I introduced them to him, ”he said. “So if that’s not the case, we move on to what he wants is a rematch with Usyk“.

On the headquarters of the combat, Hearn revealed that, although there are offers from different countries, their intention is to do it again on British soil.

AJ He is the type of fighter who gets into the ring twice a year and sometimes we have the feeling that it would be nice to be able to do three, “he said. “We have offers from all over the world, but I think it would be great to do it in the United Kingdom again”.