Usyk will spar with Bakole again before the rematch with Joshua
Oleksandr Usyk (19-0, 13 KOs) invited Martina Bakole (18-1, 13 KOs) to his camp before his first fight with Anthony Joshua (24-2, 22 KOs). Before the rematch, it is expected that the boxers will once again join forces in preparation.
Both have successful months behind them, at least from the sports side. Usyk defeated Joshua at the end of September and took away his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight belts. The rematch should be officially announced on July 23rd. And now Bakole with his coach and manager Billy Nelson can again appear in the camp of the Ukrainian. The Congolese himself won a convincing victory over the Olympic champion, the great hope of the French, Tony Yokoy, nine days ago.
“A few days ago Usiki's camp contacted us about another sparring session. I expected this because they were very pleased with us the first time. My boyfriend gave Usyk the best sparring he had before this fight. Usyk respects Martin's boxing skills. Perhaps Joshua hits harder than Martin, but in boxing he will surpass him, ”said Billy Nelson.