Eddie Hearn has proposed potential details for the rematch between Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk.
Joshua and Usyk fought back in September, with the Briton surrendering his world titles to the former undisputed cruiserweight champion of the world.
Usyk will be looking to hold on to those belts before turning his attention to Tyson Fury, but he will have to fend off a resurgent AJ in the rematch first.
While we are yet to be given any definitive details of when and where the two fighters will meet again, Eddie Hearn has given some clues to the press.
The Matchroom chief suggested a London venue with the pair set to clash for the second time in April of this year.
Eddie Hearn has reiterated to reporters that the Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua rematch is realistic for April, possibly back at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium again or at Wembley Stadium.
— Michael Benson (@MichaelBensonn) January 8, 2022
Usyk already fought in Joshua’s backyard once and triumphed, it’s difficult to imagine him being afraid of doing it again, especially considering the financial benefits of fighting in London.
An April date would also give both fighters plenty of time to prepare, while also facilitating a fight for the undisputed status between the victor and Tyson Fury later in the year.
That is, should the Gyspy King successfully navigate his own next fight, which could be against Dillian Whyte…