Sports Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk: PPV price, how to watch 2021 boxing match
Anthony Joshua never believed he'd one day fight Oleksandr Usyk
Exclusive video content: Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk collide in a huge heavyweight clash on September 25, and the champ sat down with DAZN during his preparations.Joshua, who was hoping to have Tyson Fury as part of his 2021 plans will instead defend his world titles against Usyk in a fight that has the entire boxing community excited.
Anthony Joshua (24-1, 22 KOs) faces Oleksandr Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs) on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. ET at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England. The fight will be broadcasted byand Sky Sports Box Office.
Joshua, who is currently the WBA (super), IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight champion, will be making his third consecutive defense of his titles. After losing the belts to Andy Ruiz Jr. in June of 2019, Joshua defeated Ruiz that December and later knocked out Kubrat Pulev in December of 2020.
Usyk, who was previously the undisputed cruiserweight champion, is making his third appearance at heavyweight and is the fourth-ranked fighter in the division,, behind Tyson Fury, Joshua and Deontay Wilder. He defeated Chazz Witherspoon by a referee technical decision in October of 2019 and beat Derek Chisora by unanimous decision in October of 2020.
Is Oleksandr Usyk the man to spoil the Anthony Joshua vs. Tyson Fury dream fight for good?
He certainly knows a thing or two about being undisputed.For the best part of 2021, Eddie Hearn tried desperately to stage the biggest fight in boxing between the two Brits but those lofty plans were grounded when it was ruled that Wilder was entitled to a third fight with Fury, which will take place on October 9th. Enter Oleksandr Usyk.
Saturday’s bout is expected to draw a ton of attention from international entities. DAZNJoshua vs. Usyk will air across 170 countries and territories on its broadcast service, and Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, the bout would draw a capacity crowd in excess of 60,000 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.
Here’s everything you need to know about Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk, including the start time, schedule and how to watch.
How much does Joshua vs. Usyk cost?
- DAZN: $19.99 per month or $99.99 for the year
- Sky Sports Box Office: €24.95 or $33.81
DAZN has subscription options for $19.99/month or $99.99 for an entire year. Sky Sports Box Office will be broadcasting Saturday's fight for €24.95.
Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk purse, salaries: How much money will they make for 2021 fight?
Check out the latest information on how much Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk will make ahead of their heavyweight clash on Saturday.But how about the intrigue for this fight? According to InsiderSport, Joshua vs. Usyk will air across 170 countries and territories on DAZN, and Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, predicted the bout would draw a capacity crowd in excess of 60,000 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.
What time does Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk start?
- Date: Saturday, Sept. 25
- Time: 1 p.m. ET
- Joshua vs. Usyk: 5 p.m. ET (approximate)
- Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England
Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk fight card
Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk — WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world heavyweight titles
Lawrence Okolie vs. Dilan Prasovic — WBC world cruiserweight title
Campbell Hatton vs. Sonni Martinez — super featherweights
Callum Smith vs. Lenin Castillo — light heavyweights
Maxim Prodan vs. Florian Marku — IBF international welterweight title
Christopher Ousley vs. Khasan Baysangurov — WBA intercontinental middleweight title
Daniel Lapin vs. Pawel Martyniuk — light heavyweights
Anthony Joshua should wait for Oleksandr Usyk to fight Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder, claims Bob Arum .
The Top Rank promoter believes Joshua would not win an immediate rematchTyson Fury’s co-promoter Bob Arum believes that Anthony Joshua would make a mistake to take an immediate rematch against Oleksandr Usyk.