- Nnamdi Kanu Dying Of Hunger – Lawyer - April 30, 2022
- 86FB Accuses Flutterwave Of Freezing Its Funds Maliciously - April 30, 2022
- FG Declares May 2nd, 3rd As Public Holidays - April 29, 2022
Anthony Joshua has triggered a rematch clause with heavyweight rival Oleksandr Usyk, his promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed on Saturday night.
The Ukrainian’s team had already indicated a rematch clause had been activated in principle.
Speaking during the Liam Smith-Anthony Fowler card in Liverpool, Hearn confirmed a date in the first part of 2022 was now firmly on the agenda.
“He (Joshua) has got his head back in the game, he is training now and today we officially triggered the rematch for the Oleksandr Usyk fight which we will see early next spring,” Hearn said on DAZN.
See Also: Victor Osimhen Voted Serie A September Player Of The Month
“Back in the game and looking for him to become a three-time heavyweight world champion.
“That is officially triggered now and we will sit down with (Usyk’s promoters) K2 to plan the dates for that.
“I think realistically March is when you’re likely to see the rematch.”
This post was written by Chinedu Ibeakanma.
The views expressed here belong to the author and do not necessarily reflect our views and opinions.