Joshua to fight Usyk at Tottenham Stadium in September

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LONDON:

Anthony Joshua volition support his satellite heavyweight titles against mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk astatine the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium connected Sept. 25, the Premier League nine said connected Tuesday.

The World Boxing Organization (WBO) ordered Joshua to support his rubric against Ukrainian Usyk aft the Briton's bout with home rival Tyson Fury was called disconnected erstwhile Fury was ordered to combat Deontay Wilder successful a rematch.

Joshua, 31, besides holds the IBF and WBA titles and had initially been acceptable to look WBC champion Fury successful Saudi Arabia successful August successful a highly-anticipated heavyweight rubric unification fight.

Fury volition present look Wilder successful Las Vegas connected Oct. 9 aft this month's combat was postponed erstwhile Fury tested affirmative for Covid-19.

Joshua was scheduled to combat Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev astatine Spurs' stadium successful June past twelvemonth but the bout was postponed owed to the Covid-19 pandemic. Joshua (24-1) bushed Pulev astatine Wembley Arena successful December to clasp his IBF, WBO and WBA titles.

Anthony Joshua volition support his satellite heavyweight titles against mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk astatine the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium connected Sept. 25, the Premier League nine said connected Tuesday.

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