The promoter of OLEKSANDR USYK has hinted at an imminent announcement for the Unified Heavyweight Champion’s rematch with Anthony Joshua.
The London 2012 Olympians are set to renew their rivalry in the spring, although the date for their second performance has yet to be finalised.
But promoter Alexander Krasyuk has indicated that details of their eagerly anticipated rematch will be revealed soon.
He told Sky Sports: “A lot of things are happening at the moment. Soon we will unveil everything.”
Usyk vs Joshua II was initially targeted for the end of March, but work is currently underway for April.
AJ promoter Eddie Hearn recently said: “I think April is realistic for that fight.
“Before you know it, it’s going to be February and there’s a lot of organizing in these fights.
“For us, the preferred date and location for that fight would be the UK, in which case we would have to take the fight out, so we’re not really interested in doing that fight in March.
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“AJ has been training relatively solidly since the fight.
“Actually if you start your training camp in February, April also gets pretty tight, but it’s the preferred date for fighting and I think it’s realistic.”
Former champion Joshua exercised his rematch clause with the undefeated Ukrainian shortly after turning up in their Tottenham feud last September.
And the 32-year-old has vowed to exact revenge on the cunning southpaw, telling IFL TV: “For me, I have one thing on my mind, that’s war, that’s murder, that’s war, let’s go out there and that.” hurt the man.
“Take his spirit to the point where he wants to give up. That’s what boxing is about, I learned that.
“You constantly hit people up, put a certain amount of pressure on them before they even know it they will realize that you are not going anywhere, you are here to stay.
“With the game plan, all I have in mind is to stay a track, of course, take this guy to places he doesn’t want to go.”
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