Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 purse, salaries: How much money will they make for 2022 boxing rematch?

Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua face off in the ring for the first time since September. On August 20, the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO and The Ring heavyweight titles are at stake.

After signing an exclusive deal with DAZN, Joshua has established himself as one of the most profitable boxers in and out of the ring. Usyk was recently in Ukraine defending his country against Russian aggression. The two will clash in Saudi Arabia, with Joshua trying to avenge a defeat. Usyk doesn’t want to be dethroned by his titles.

The Sporting News looks at how much the two will make for their rematch and how that could affect their wallets in the long run.

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 fight purse, prize money

According to SportsZion and talkSPORT, the base money for the rematch will be a 50-50 split. Joshua is expected to earn about $75 million, plus the fight bonus (about $119 million through sponsorships). Usyk is expected to earn the same $75 million.

MORE: Join DAZN to watch Usyk vs Joshua 2

When they first met, Joshua took home about $13.6 million (up 60 percent of PPV earnings), while Usyk made $4.1 million (up 40 percent of PPV earnings).

What is Oleksandr Usyk Net Worth?

According to SPORTEKZ, Usyk’s net worth in 2021 was around $4 million.

Usyk has also turned a profit outside of his fights by being endorsed by boxing apparel and equipment company BoxRaw.

What is Anthony Joshua Net Worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Joshua has a net worth of about $80 million. In 2020, Forbes made him earn around $47 million.

Joshua told GQ that his goal is to become a top earner in boxing and the sport in general.

“When I started, the goal was to be a multi-millionaire,” Joshua said. “But now there are ordinary people, grannies and grandpas, who are worth millions just because of real estate prices. So the new school of thought is that I need to be a billionaire. Being a millionaire is good, but you have to aim higher.”

MORE: What is Oleksandr Usyk’s boxing record? Bio, Age, Stats, Title Fights for Heavyweight Boxing Champion

When does Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua 2 start?

  • 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 | 7am AEST, depending on how long the undercard fights last.

What channel is Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 on?

  • USA, Canada, Australia: DAZN
  • UNITED KINGDOM: Sky Sports box office

The fight will be streamed on DAZN in most countries around the world, including the US, Canada and Australia.

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

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

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

In the United States, Canada and Australia and most territories worldwide, the fight will be broadcast on DAZN but not on PPV.

  • Sky Sports box office: £26.95 in the UK

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.

MORE: Join DAZN to watch Usyk vs Joshua 2

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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