Should the Usyk-Joshua rematch be in Kiev or London?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Perkin Warbeck, Sep 25, 2021.

Should the rematch be in London or Kiev

Poll closed Jan 2, 2022.
  1. London

  2. Kiev

  1. Perkin Warbeck

    Perkin Warbeck Richard Duke of York banned Full Member

    Nov 4, 2017
    Would it be fair for Usyk to have a big fight in his home country for once?

  2. Dubblechin

    Dubblechin Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jun 25, 2014
    If Hearn and Joshua say no, I think Usyk should announce his retirement. Let all three belts splinter.

    And then in about eight months, Usyk should challenge the winner of Wilder-Joshua 3 for the World Title. They'd split the purse with him. (They're both like that.)

    Joshua's just a contender now. Joshua and Hearn's immediate rematch clauses are weak. Joshua wouldn't have given Usyk a rematch if Joshua had been awarded a gift decision.

    Other boxers agree ahead of time to fight twice regardless of who wins.

    Let Joshua pick up the scraps. Let Joshua fight someone like Joe Joyce for a vacant strap.

    Joshua had his big homecoming show Saturday and crapped the bed yet again.
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2021
  3. mirkofilipovic

    mirkofilipovic ESB Management Full Member

    Jan 7, 2014
    Ukraine if the money is right.
  4. FastSmith7

    FastSmith7 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 16, 2017
    Kiev, Usyk is calling the shots now.
    AJ doesn't deserve a rematch.
  5. On The Money

    On The Money Dangerous Journeyman Full Member

    Apr 4, 2012
    I sense another trip to Mecca Bingo.
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  6. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY I've had so much sex during lockdown Full Member

    Sep 29, 2012
  7. Ph33rknot

    Ph33rknot El gran campeĆ³n Mexicano Full Member

    Mar 5, 2012
    Ruiz Aj 2 should have been in mex so my vote is kiev
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  8. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    Kiev of course.

    Usyk is the ultimate road warrior. He deserves to have a big homecoming and the building on his side for once.
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  9. sasto

    sasto Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 5, 2020
    This is the downside of Usyk winning, UK fights are already on too early.

    It should be in Kiev, I'd be surprised if it played out that way though.
  10. FrankinDallas

    FrankinDallas Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 24, 2004
    There isn't enough money in Kiev to make it worthwhile.
  11. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    There is something almost admirable in your level of delusion...kind of like how you cheer for Don Quixote tilting windmills, and challenging sleeping lions.

    Don't even wake up.
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  12. G Man

    G Man Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jun 25, 2011
    Who cares? AJ loses either way.
  13. hoopsman

    hoopsman Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 24, 2005
    While I'm dubious that the financials or politics of boxing will make a homecoming possible, if anyone has earned one, it's Usyk.

    The guy is an absolute fearless free spirit with HOF caliber skills.

    Enjoy this guy while he's around.
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  14. Decker

    Decker Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jul 7, 2007
    Nothing against Britain, but why do all of these fights have to be there.

    AJs last big fight overseas he lost to a fat Mexican. He can come back, but Usyk deserves to have the rematch in the Ukraine.
  15. Caliboxing

    Caliboxing Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Sep 28, 2007
    To my best recollection, the Klits never brought a big fight in to honor their home land. I respect Usyk for trying to do that. Maybe it'd be less pressure on AJ too to fight away from home. Make it happen. World champion is supposed to go anywhere, Usyk did. Then he can Fight fury in the Himalayas for GOAT status.
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