Badou Jack To Fight On Oleksandr Usyk Vs. Anthony Joshua Card
Former two-division champion Badou Jack will compete on the undercard for the heavyweight event this summer in Saudi Arabia.
Former two-division champion Badou Jack will fight in Saudi Arabia this August.
Jack will take on Richard Rivera August 20 on the undercard for the Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua card.
“I’m excited to make my Saudi debut on such a big event on August 20 in Jeddah,” Jack stated. “This is another great event that Badou Jack Promotions is a part of and my team and I are looking forward to many more in the region.”
Jack has been very active in the Middle East region with his promotional company, Badou Jack Promotions, having promoted the first ever PPV Boxing and Kickboxing card in Dubai in May of 2019 and working with other promotions to stage his own fights in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
“I’m super excited for this fight and can’t wait to showcase my talent,” said Jack’s opponent, “Popeye” Richard Rivera, who is promoted by Joe Deguardia’s Star Boxing. “I wanted this fight for a few years now, so I am extremely grateful for this opportunity. It’s time for a veteran, Badou Jack, to pass the torch down.”