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Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Oleksandr Usyk could take place in Saudi Arabia, with talks afoot over the venue

ANTHONY JOSHUA’s delicious rematch against Oleksandr Usyk could take place in Saudi Arabia.

The Brit has triggered his rematch option to regain his WBA, WBO and IBF world titles snatched from him by the Ukrainian last September.

Anthony Joshua is looking for redemption after being outclassed by Oleksandr Usyk in September 2021

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Anthony Joshua is looking for redemption after being outclassed by Oleksandr Usyk in September 2021

And according to Usyk promoter Alexander Krassyuk, a place and date are already being discussed.

About Saudi Arabia, he said Sky Sports: “This location is currently under discussion,

“The end of June is also the point in time that we are now considering.

“A lot of things will depend on how quickly we can color the papers.

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“The good thing is that Usyk is already in Europe to start his preparation.”

Saudi Arabia was the setting for AJ to avenge his shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr and reclaim his heavyweight title in December 2019.

It would be Usyk’s first fight in the Middle East.

Usyk recently confirmed this he left Ukraine to prepare for his rematch with Joshua.

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The Ukrainian had already collided with AJ again in the spring Russia’s invasion his homeland KO’d initial plans.

Usyk35, returned to his country to fight on the front lines with Joshua’s future in the air.

People like Otto Wallin and Joe Joyce were hoping for a fight with the former heavyweight champion, meanwhile.

But Usyk’s return to training means Joshua’s blockbuster quest for revenge begins again.

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