Oleksandr Usyk will fight for Ukraine during the fight with Anthony Joshua

Heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk said wounded soldiers in a Ukrainian hospital urged him to “fight for the country” by facing Anthony Joshua again and that he hoped to please people at home with his rematch against the Brit.

Usyk defeated Joshua in front of a sell-out crowd at London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium last September to capture the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO belts, and the pair are set to meet in a rematch in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on August 1st. twenty.

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