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The President of the World Boxing Organisation, Francisco Varcarcel, has forced Anthony Joshua into defending his WBO title against mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk after winning his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jnr.

The undisputed cruiserweight king watched Joshua’s world title victory over Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium in September, experiencing the big-fight atmosphere ahead of his battle with Bellew at Manchester Arena on November 10, live on Sky Sports Box Office.