Joshua expressed support for Ukraine in the war with Russia – UNIAN

The British heavyweight expressed his admiration for the Ukrainian people.

Anthony Joshua / photo REUTERS

WBO, WBA, IBF and WBA Super title contender Anthony Joshua in communication with the press, he touched on the topic of the war in Ukraine.

The famous British boxer paid tribute to Oleksandr Usyk, Volodymyr and Vitaliy Klitschko and other Ukrainians who defended their homeland. The athlete also added that in these difficult times, everyone supports Ukraine.

“Great respect to Usyk, the Klitschko brothers, everyone in Ukraine. I know it’s hard, but hard times don’t last long. Keep your head up.

The world sees everything, the world supports you. Peace is always with those who are going through hard times. Especially with the Ukrainian people now,” Joshua quotes boxing scene.

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We add that now Anthony Joshua is preparing for a rematch against the undefeated Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk, which will take place on August 20 in the city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. At stake in this fight will be all the titles that the Ukrainian took away from the British last year.

Recall that last fall, the Ukrainian defeated Joshua by unanimous decision and won the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO heavyweight championship belts. This fight was voted the main event of boxing in 2021 according to The Ring.

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