Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 fight start time: Live stream, how to watch, undercard, TV channel

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On Saturday, Anthony Joshua will seek revenge when he takes on WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk. The Ukrainian native upset Joshua last September and dominated action over 12 rounds to clinch the title. This time, Usyk will enter the ring as a favourite.

Usyk is a former undisputed cruiserweight champion who is now one belt away from achieving the same feat as a heavyweight. That fourth belt, the WBC Championship, is held by Tyson Fury, who has claimed he is retired, although many believe he will be lured back into the ring to take on the winner of Saturday’s matchup.

For Joshua, Saturday is an attempt to become champion for the third time in his career. He also lost to Andy Ruiz in June 2019. Joshua was able to make the right adjustments in the rematch and easily won the rematch.

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The other heavyweight bout could produce a future mandatory contender for one of the titles at stake on Saturday night when Filip Hrgovic and Zhilei Zhang go head-to-head. Both veterans are undefeated, with Hrgovic going 14-0 and Zhang at 24-0-1. Both have destroyed their recent opponents, with Hrgovic recording 12 knockouts in his 14 pro fights. Zhang, 39, has scored three stoppages in his four most recent appearances. His only blemish came in February 2021 when he fought Jerry Forrest for a majority draw.

The action is set to emanate from the Jeddah Superdome in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night. Undercard action begins at 12:00 PM ET, with Main Event ringwalks expected at approximately 5:15 PM ET. The rest of the battle map and display information is listed below.

Viewing Information

  • Date: August 20 | Location: Jeddah Superdome – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Start time: 1:00 p.m. ET (main event scheduled for approximately 5:30 p.m. ET)
  • How to watch/stream: DAZN (subscribe now)

Usyk vs. Joshua 2 fight 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, light heavyweights
  • Badou Jack vs. Richard Rivera, cruiserweights

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