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Anthony Joshua to face Usyk in heavy weight rematch on August 20



The fiercely anticipated rematch between Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk is just around the corner as they step foot in the ring on August 20.

Anthony Joshua is out to avenge his defeat to Oleksandr Usyk, after the Ukranian handed the 32-year-old his second career defeat, when they go head-to-head at the Jeddah Super Dome in Saudi Arabia.

Usyk and the Watford-born heavyweight are expected to share a minimum purse of £100m. And the Team GB Olympic gold medallist will be looking to even the score between the two greats after losing his his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles, last September.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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