A big matchup has been added to the Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk II undercard.
Badou Jack is set to collide against Richard Rivera in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on August 20 later this year. Jack himself confirmed this news by sharing a tweet.
Badou Jack’s last fight also took place in UAE, where he stopped Hany Aityo in the very first round. He is on a four-fight winning streak and has registered wins over fighters like Crossed, Dervin Colina, and Blake McKernan.
On the other hand, Richard “Popeye the Sailor Man” Rivera is also coming off a KO victory against Fidel Monterossa. He is also on a four-fight winning streak and defeated names like Ryan Soft and Ernesto Berrospe.
This match will certainly bring more excitement to the card Usyk vs Joshua II. The main event already has quite a buzz around it, and now this hyped undercard is like icing on the cake.
Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua II is billed as “Rage on the Red Sea” and will take place on August 30 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.