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Usyk dominated the Englishman during their previous Wembley bout that saw Joshua lose his world title belts for the second time in his career.
Despite cutting a more brash attitude in the build-up to the rematch, Joshua demonstrated his respect for Usyk who stayed to fight in Ukraine when Russia began their invasion of his homeland.
Anthony Joshua has praised Oleksandr Usyk for helping to defend Ukraine against Russia
Usyk, 35, enlisted with the Kyiv Territorial Defence after Russia's invasion of Ukraine
The 35-year-old was part of the Ukraine Defence Battalion and was responsible for going out on patrols as Usyk joined the frontline to protect his country from