Joshua will bounce back' and take rematch clause after Oleksandr Usyk defeat

Joshua will bounce back' and take rematch clause after Oleksandr Usyk defeat

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Monday 27/09/2021
Former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua

Former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says he will bounce back from losing his world titles to Oleksandr Usyk.

Joshua says he couldn't see in round nine after an eye injury sustained in yesterday's 12-round fight with the Ukrainian at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

He adds he cannot go back and sulk, it's a waste of time.

The former champion says the fight was a good experience because in adversity they have to learn to control themselves and stay on top of things.

His promoter Eddie Hearn had said that Joshua had given Usyk too much respect and would have to make "fundamental changes" to regain the WBA, WBO and IBF titles he lost in the fight.

Joshua has a rematch clause in his contract and he has confirmed he would take it.

[Source: BBC]

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