Joshua vs Usyk fight plans revealed John Usyk has confirmed that Usyk is keen to fight Anthony Joshua in December if the two boxers win their respective bouts against Deontay Wilder and Oleksandr UsykUsyk is looking to lock horns with Anthony Joshua before the year is out and is eyeing a fight in December, his father John Usyk has confirmed.
The Gypsy King faces a trilogy bout with Deontay Wilder next month, just a few weeks after Joshua’s clash with Oleksandr Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Should the pair both overcome their respective opponents, all the signs point towards a Battle of Britain showdown – which was originally planned to take place in the summer but an American court ruled Wilder could have his rematch.
READ MORE: The ‘secret’ London bar with escape room While there is still a danger that Usyk could miss the chance if he suffers defeat to Wilder, John Usyk is not concerned about that risk. He’s been inactive, but so has Wilder, they’ve both done nothing for two years. But I see Tyson with a mindset he’s got today, knocking him out within four rounds,” he told GiveMeSport.I mean, KO’ing him this time properly, getting the job done where there is no arguments at all, flat out on his back. And then when that’s happened out the way, few weeks’ rest, onto Joshua.
He’s trying to get Joshua in December. We’re going for that fight this year. Because we see Wilder as no threat at all once he’s done the camp right.Wilder has got nothing to offer him at all, only that big punch. And believe me, what I’m seeing in the new trainer, we know a lot about him as well, so we’ve got no fear at all. AJ won’t even play a part in his mind at the moment because he’s thinking about Wilder and Wilder is a dangerous guy. But yeah, get him out the way, AJ here we come! Do you want the latest crime, sport, or breaking news in London straight to your inbox? Tailor your needs to suit you here.
Anthony Joshua defends his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles against former undisputed cruiserweight king Oleksandr Usyk – and you can book it now! Britain’s unified world champion faces the unbeaten Ukrainian at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25, live on Sky Sports Box Office.