Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2: Fight card, odds, start time, location, date, complete guide

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Championship heavyweight boxing is as soon as once more within the limelight. Oleksandr Usyk is about to tackle Anthony Joshua with three of the 4 main titles within the sport’s largest division on the road. All of it goes down contained in the Jeddah Superdome in Saudi Arabia on Saturday evening with the principle occasion airing stay on DAZN (5:15 p.m. ET — subscribe now).

Usyk unified all 4 world championships at cruiserweight in 2018 when he received the Cruiserweight World Boxing Tremendous Collection by defeating Murat Gassiev within the finals. He made his heavyweight debut in 2019, choosing up comparatively uninspiring wins over Chazz Witherspoon and Derek Chisora earlier than once more showcasing his elite pound-for-pound expertise by fully outworking Joshua over 12 rounds.

Joshua is not any stranger to righting the ship after struggling defeats. In June 2019, he suffered a knockout loss to Andy Ruiz in one of many largest upsets in heavyweight historical past. Joshua dominated Ruiz within the rematch that December to regain his three world titles.

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The undercard will characteristic some acquainted names to the hardcore followers. Extra heavyweights slot into the co-feature when veterans Filip Hrgovic and Zhilei Zhang battle it out. Plus, former titleholder Callum Smith is again in a light-weight heavyweight contest when he takes on Mathieu Bauderlique. And one other former champion returns when Badou Jack takes on Richard Rivera at cruiserweight.

The motion goes down from Jeddah Superdome in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, Aug. 20. The primary card kicks off on DAZN at 12 p.m. ET.

Usyk vs. Joshua 2 struggle card, odds

  • Oleksandr Usyk (c) -200 vs. Anthony Joshua +170, WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles
  • Filip Hrgovic -1000 vs. Zhilei Zhang +650, heavyweights
  • Callum Smith -1100 vs. Mathieu Bauderlique +700, gentle heavyweights
  • Badou Jack vs. Richard Rivera, cruiserweights
  • Ziyad Almaayouf vs. Jose Alatorre, tremendous lightweights
  • Ramla Ali vs. Crystal Garcia Nova, ladies’s tremendous bantamweights
  • Andrew Tabiti vs. James Wilson, heavyweights
  • Ben Whittaker vs. Petar Nosic, gentle heavyweights
  • Daniel Lapin vs. Jozef Jurko, gentle heavyweights
  • Bader Al Samreen vs. Faud Taverdi, tremendous lightweights

Viewing data

  • Date: Aug. 20 | Location: Jeddah Superdome — Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Begin time: midday ET (Predominant occasion anticipated round 5:15 p.m. ET)
  • The way to watch/stream: DAZN (subscribe now)

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