BREAKING: Venue, Date Announced As Anthony Joshua Defends Heavyweight Titles Against Usyk

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  • Anthony Joshua will defend his World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation, and World Boxing Organisation heavyweight titles against Oleksandr Usyk.

EKO HOT BLOG reports that Britain’s Anthony Joshua will defend his World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organisation heavyweight titles against Oleksandr Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on September 25, his promoter announced Tuesday.

“The date is set and we are fully locked in,” said Joshua in a Matchroom Sport statement.

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“I put it all on the line again and it’s time to defend my crown.”

According to AFP, Anthony Joshua was set to fight compatriot Tyson Fury in a unification bout in Saudi Arabia in August but that fight was scuppered when a United States arbitrator ruled the World Boxing Council champion must defend his title against Deontay Wilder.

BREAKING: Venue, Date Announced As Anthony Joshua Defends Heavyweight Titles Against Usyk
DIRIYAH, SAUDI ARABIA – DECEMBER 07: Anthony Joshua (r) punches Andy Ruiz Jr during the IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Title Fight between Andy Ruiz Jr and Anthony Joshua during the Matchroom Boxing ‘Clash on the Dunes’ show at the Diriyah Season on December 07, 2019 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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