When will Joshua’s next opponent be announced? Answered by Hearn


As we reported earlier, the return of the British ex-world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (24-3, 22 KOs) after a second defeat from Oleksandr Usyk is becoming more and more distinct. So, possible dates and prospective rivals are already known.

Meanwhile, boxer promoter Eddie Hearn advises not to wait for Joshua’s opponent to be approved until at least the end of this year. The functionary told about the reason for

“Until AJ decides on a new team, we will not be engaged in the choice of an opponent, because we need the opinion of the coach,” said Hearn. “We have three or four options that we are talking to and ready to move from words to deeds, but we must be sure that this will not go against the opinion of the team. That’s the plan for the next few weeks.”

“Joshua is getting ready to start camp and is sorting out who he will get to help. And only when this issue is closed, we will approve the opponent, because we want the team to also be involved in the choice of the opponent, ”Eddie emphasized.

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