The Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk rematch is simply over two weeks away and a brand new promotional video has dropped to get pulses racing for the unified heavyweight title showdown.
Rage on the Crimson Sea goes down on August 20 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and again when the combat was introduced in June, each fighters headed out the town to movie some promotional content material.
Sportsmail has the footage from the content material filmed that additionally includes a cameo from British boxing legend and former featherweight champion, Prince Naseem Hamed.
Prince Naseem Hamed has hardly ever made public appearances since retiring in 20 years in the past
Oleksandr Usyk seen working onerous within the promo video as he tries to maintain his heavyweight belts
Anthony Joshua appears to be like all enterprise as he trains round Jeddah earlier than assembly Usyk within the ring
The 48-year-old says: ‘It’s all happening in Jeddah,’ seemingly in Arabic.
Joshua and Usyk are seen coaching within the video, placing in work whereas showcasing the backdrop of Jeddah.
This additionally options Joshua shadowboxing in and operating the steps within the King Abdullah Sport Metropolis Stadium.
The video additionally options footage of Usyk’s victory over Joshua final September being performed on smaller TVs.
The pair meet contained in the ring on the finish of the video in entrance of some excited native women and men, however the ring is previous and outdoors in a rundown space.
The place the pair will truly contest the multi-million-pound combat is within the Jeddah Tremendous Dome, a 35,000-seater than solely opened in June 2021 and is principally a stone’s throw from the stadium Joshua is seen understanding in.
Joshua was seen understanding within the 62.345-seater King Abdullah Sport Metropolis Stadium in Jeddah
Prince Nas sat with native women and men clutching Usyk’s belts in direction of the top of the video
Hamed delivered the one line of the video earlier than each Usyk and Joshua got here face-to-face
Usyk and Joshua will stand throughout the ring from one another for actual on August 20 in Jeddah
Anthony Joshua after respect ‘as an individual’ after Usyk II
The winner of this conflict will likely be within the driving seat to face WBC champion Tyson Fury in an undisputed heavyweight title combat.
The Gypsy King introduced his retirement after defeating Dillian Whyte at Wembley again in April, however he’s nonetheless but to vacate the WBC belt main many to imagine he’s ready to see the result of Joshua vs Usyk II first.
Whether or not Joshua does certainly go on and grow to be a three-time world champion or not, the Watford-born star believes he deserves extra respect.
“I really feel like I’m not getting checked out as somebody who’s a dominant heavyweight within the division.
“Anthony Joshua, look within the mirror, yeah, that’s me, the man, ego and that. This huge Anthony Joshua goes and wins turns into three-time. I’m going to sprint these belts since you’ve bought to be taught to respect me as an individual. I’m drained, I don’t wish to be revered due to the belts I maintain, I wish to be revered due to the person you see.”