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“I Thought I Could…” – Anthony Joshua Reveals His “Goal” For Potential Oleksandr Usyk Rematch

Published 05/05/2022, 11:30 AM EDT

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The Perfect Storm, a match between Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk, took place at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in September 2021. Both of these A-list fighters had put up a spectacular show with their maneuvers and strikes. However, Usyk eventually defeated AJ, claiming his championships.

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The world had already been captivated by the thrilling fight between the two boxers. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when you see two titans in the same ring. At that time, Oleksandr Usyk had dominated AJ and had won the match by a significant margin. However, it appears that the two have another match orchestrated.


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Although Anthony Joshua had been defeated the last time, AJ vs Usyk II can certainly turn the tables around. AJ seems ready to be inside the ring again with Usyk. 

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Usyk was scheduled to face AJ in May, but he returned to his homeland amidst the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

Nevertheless, Usyk is now set to return to his training camp and prepare for the rematch with AJ.


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The match is supposed to happen in July, but there are no official dates for it yet. Some fans feel that AJ has no chance of beating the Ukrainian. But, the British superstar boxer is training rigorously and maybe he can prove the fans wrong. 


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The 32-year-old from the United Kingdom actively updates his life on his social media handles. With the training videos that he’s been putting up, it might be a sign for his opponents. In this rematch, the Brit is looking forward to taking his titles back. 


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Anthony Joshua has faced a similar situation before. Andy Ruiz Jr had defeated AJ and had certainly stolen the brit’s thunder. AJ had a rematch with him and, with elegance and grace, he defeated the Mexican and reclaimed his titles. Even this fight is about the same. But, Usyk is an entirely different type of boxer and one will just have to wait and see what happens.

This is going to be a big event with a lot of money on the line. Who do you think will win the rematch? Let us know in the comments section below.



Shashank Wankhede

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Shashank Wankhede is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. When it comes to boxing, the blockbuster film 'Rocky' sparked his interest in the sport. He holds Muhammad Ali in great regard and is a sincere admirer of his narrative, struggle, and accomplishments.