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Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk appear in video to promote Jeddah rematch which sees AJ training and a cameo from British legend Prince Naseem Hamed


Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua’s rematch is just weeks away and the countdown is well and truly on.

talkSPORT will be in Jeddah to bring you the world heavyweight title fight live and this video should make you feel as pumped as AJ looks.

Usyk will defend his WBA, WBO and IBF titles against Joshua, the man he took them from in 2021

Prince Naseem is seen in the promotional video holding two WBC belts

Prince Naseem is seen in the promotional video holding two WBC belts

Joshua has already fought in Saudi Arabia when he had his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr, so he will be in familiar surroundings on fight night

Joshua has already fought in Saudi Arabia when he had his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr, so he will be in familiar surroundings on fight night

But Usyk never fought outside of Europe and America

But Usyk never fought outside of Europe and America

It begins with a commentary from the first fight, showing the moment Usyk’s hands were up as he was announced as the new WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion of the world.

It then continues, showing the stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, where the rematch will take place on August 20 and AJ is training hard.

Finally, Usyk and Joshua come face to face in the ring in front of a crowd of cheering fans and the legendary Prince Naseem Hamed even makes an appearance.

The video then ends with Naz announcing, “It’s all happening in Jeddah.”

In the first fight between the two, Usyk held a boxing masterclass to win by unanimous decision over 12 rounds.

After the fight, Joshua was widely criticized for his game plan of trying to take out one of the most technically gifted fighters on the planet.

Joshua attempted to engage in a boxing chess match with one of the most technically gifted boxers on the planet when he lost to Usyk last September

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Joshua attempted to engage in a boxing chess match with one of the most technically gifted boxers on the planet when he lost to Usyk last September

Garcia is Joshua's new coach and is currently preparing him for the rematch

Antoine Joshua

Garcia is Joshua’s new coach and is currently preparing him for the rematch


Ahead of the rematch, Joshua made some big changes, including parting ways with longtime trainer Rob McCracken, who had worked with the Brit from his amateur days until his last fight with Usyk.

This time around, AJ promoted Angel Fernandez, who he was already working with, as well as adding the experienced Robert Garcia to his squad, who guided 14 fighters to world titles, despite never having trained heavyweight.

Garcia seems to have focused Joshua’s training on using his significant physical advantages, something he failed to do last time out.

And AJ, who previously held the position when he traveled to Saudi Arabia to beat Andy Ruiz Jr, insists he will change his tact in the rematch, calling himself the ‘comeback king’.

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Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk appear in video to promote Jeddah rematch which sees AJ training and a cameo from British legend Prince Naseem Hamed



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