By The Numbers: Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 top stats from first fight

It has been almost a full year since Anthony Joshua met Oleksandr Usyk in a boxing ring. As they squared off, Usyk, a former undisputed cruiserweight champion, proved he could adapt to the heavyweight lifestyle and has thrived since the switch. On August 20, Joshua aims to become a three-time heavyweight champion, while Usyk is ready to clear any doubts about his previous win.

During the first bout, Usyk landed 149 punches against Joshua, the most punches ever by an opponent of Joshua. He also hit with 29 shots in the final round, easily the most shots against Joshua in a single round.

Was the first fight just a bad night for Joshua? Will it be a repeat or revenge when both fighters go head-to-head in Saudi Arabia, a place where not long ago Joshua reclaimed Andy Ruiz Jr heavyweight gold? The Sporting News’ Andreas Hale breaks down rematch for WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO and vacant The Ring heavyweight title. This is by the numbers.

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When is Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua 2?

  • Date: 08/20
  • Main Card: 12 p.m. ET | 17:00 CET | 2 p.m. AEST
  • Main Event: 5:15 p.m. ET | 10:15 p.m. CET | 7:15 a.m. AEST (approximately)

Usyk vs. Joshua 2 will take place on August 20th. The main card begins at 12 p.m. ET | 17:00 CET | 2 p.m. AEST. Usyk and Joshua were supposed to be around 5:15 p.m. ET | leave for the ring 10:15 p.m. CET | 7 a.m. EST, depending on how long the undercard fights last.

How to watch Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua 2

Joshua has inked a long-term deal with DAZN and the global streaming giant should confirm global rights for the Usyk rematch.

However, Sky Sports Box Office has won the rights to fight in Joshua’s home territory (UK).

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Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua 2 PPV price: how much is the card?

  • DAZN monthly subscription: $19.99 in US, $20 in Canada, £7.99 in UK, 13.99 AUD
  • DAZN annual subscription: $99.99 in US, $150 in Canada

In the United States, the fight will be broadcast on DAZN but not on PPV.

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Fight fans in the UK will have to shell out £26.95, a £2 increase on the price set by Sky Sports for AJ and Usyk’s first encounter.

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 fight card

  • Oleksandr Usyk (c) vs. Anthony Joshua for the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO and The Ring heavyweight titles
  • Filip Hrgovic vs. Zhilei Zhang; IBF Heavyweight Title Eliminator
  • Callum Sith vs. Mathieu Bauderlique; WBC light heavyweight title eliminator
  • Badou Jack vs. Richard Rivera
  • Tyrone Spong vs. Andrew Tabiti
  • Ramla Ali vs Crystal Garcia Nova
  • Daniel Lapin versus Jozef Jurko
  • Ziyad Almaayouf vs Jose Alatorre
  • Money kicks against Kyle Paevie
  • Ben Whittaker vs. Peter Nosic

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