Anthony Joshua’s deliberate world heavyweight title battle towards Oleksandr Usyk is about to be staged at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Sky Sports activities Information understands.
Britain’s WBA, IBF and WBO champion has been holding talks a few battle towards WBO obligatory challenger Usyk and the 62,000 seated venue has been picked as the popular venue for the bout, which is predicted to be scheduled in September.
Joshua had agreed to face Kubrat Pulev at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium final June, however the battle was switched to Wembley Enviornment final December because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Usyk’s promoter Alexander Krassyuk informed Sky Sports activities final week he hoped to finalise the battle.
“We’re ready for King AJ’s determination whether or not he’s courageous sufficient to get dethroned.”
He had beforehand informed Sky Sports activities: “There aren’t any seen obstacles to the deal to not happen.”
Joshua’s proposed undisputed world title battle towards Tyson Fury fell by final month, prompting the WBO to order the unified champion to fulfil a defence against Usyk.
The Ukrainian star has vowed to seize all of the world heavyweight titles after changing into undisputed champion at cruiserweight.
Joshua was ringside for Usyk’s final win, a factors victory over Derek Chisora in October, earlier than he retained his titles with a ninth-round knockout of Pulev in December.