Oleksandr Usyk’s rival – British boxer Anthony Joshua expressed his pilgrimage to Ukraine.
He declaredthat in this difficult time the whole world is with our country, Ukrinform reports.
“Great respect to Usyk, the Klitschko brothers, to everyone in Ukraine. I know it’s hard for you right now, but hard times don’t last long. Keep your head up. The world sees everything, the whole world supports you. We are with the Ukrainian people,” Joshua said.
As Ukrinform reported, the rematch between Usyk and Joshua will officially take place on August 20 in Saudi Jeddah.
Last fall, Usyk defeated Joshua by unanimous decision to win the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO heavyweight championship belts.