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Boxing news: Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk meeting takes place as AJ posts public picture

Boxing news: Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk meeting takes place as AJ posts public picture

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Anthony Joshua sat down with Oleksandr Usyk’s promotional representatives for a meeting on Thursday in London. The unified heavyweight world champion held talks alongside his promoter Eddie Hearn (who also co-promotes Usyk), his manager Freddie Cunningham and Usyk’s K2 promoter Alex Krassyuk at the Dorchester Hotel in Mayfair. Getty Images - Getty Joshua was the WBA, WBO and IBF titles but could lose one of them before his next fight Getty Oleksandr Usyk left the cruiserweight division as undisputed champion After the meeting, AJ did something fairly unusual for him and posted publicly to let the world know the conversations had happened. Joshua said: “Good to catch up with Eddie Hearn, Alex Krassyuk and 258 Ma
Bellew vs Usyk undercard results: Ricky Burns knocks out Scott Cardle, Anthony Crolla earns world title shot

Bellew vs Usyk undercard results: Ricky Burns knocks out Scott Cardle, Anthony Crolla earns world title shot

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Packing a punch Before the main event there was plenty of action to soak up in the Manchester Arena Before Tony Bellew and Oleksandr Usyk walk out, there was a packed undercard at the Manchester Arena. Crolla beat Yourdan with all three judges scoring it 116-112 Anthony Crolla wins by unanimous decision Hometown favourite Crolla beat Daud Yordan with three scores of 116-112 to take a huge step towards a title fight against Vasyl Lomachenko. “I had to put a very mature boxing performance in, we knew we were in for 12 hard rounds. Credit to Daud Yordan, he pushed me all the way,” Crolla said afterwards. 🙏 Anthony Crolla is now mandatory challenger to WBA lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko. Hopefully he's the ne...