Anthony Joshua wants immediate Usyk rematch after shock loss

Anthony Joshua want an instantaneous rematch with Oleksandr Usyk after being dethroned of their heavyweight bout, whereas the British star was upbeat regardless of the shock defeat.

Anthony Joshua was stripped of his IBF, WBA and WBO titles by Usyk, who scored a unanimous factors determination in simply his third struggle since stepping as much as heavyweight in London on Saturday.

Usyk  a former undisputed cruiserweight champion – handed Joshua his second profession loss, having beforehand been stopped by Andy Ruiz Jr. in June 2019 earlier than reclaiming the belts of their rematch.

Joshua is hoping to take action once more with Usyk after falling to 24-2 in entrance of greater than 66,000 followers on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

“A 100 per cent, a 110 per cent,” Joshua stated throughout his post-fight information convention.

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I am able to get again to coaching. As a result of I did 12 rounds, my lungs, and every thingI will be in a very good place even I get again to coaching and choose up the place we left off.”

Joshua had hoped to be taking on WBC holder Tyson Fury in a profitable showdown to resolve an undisputed champion within the heavyweight division, however that plan was scuppered when his rival was ordered to face Deontay Wilder for a 3rd time as a substitute.

Usyk was the back-up possibility picked to bridge the hole, the necessary challenger coming with an excellent pedigree however restricted expertise at heavyweight.

Unbeaten as he improved to 19-0, Usyk’s southpaw stance and clean footwork troubled Joshua from the outset and a flurry of punches left his star opponent on the ropes and determined for the bell within the ultimate spherical.

It is an awesome lesson at present. It was an awesome lesson,” Joshua informed reporters.

I do know, we are able to have a look at it from a destructive standpoint, however for me, I gotta take it as an awesome lesson and construct on that scenarioI am not a weak individual. I do not need to be in my bed room sulking concerning the scenario.

I am it like an awesome lesson, return, examine and rejuvenate myself as a result of no person‘s gonna do it for me.”

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