Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk fight date, time, odds, PPV price & location for 2021 boxing match
Unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua continues his quest to become undisputed heavyweight champion by putting his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles on the line against former undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England in September. 25.
Joshua hoped to have his long-awaited showdown with WBC champion Tyson Fury to determine an undisputed champion. However, a referee ruled in Deontay Wilder’s favor to get his third fight with Fury before Joshua could. Rather than wait to see the result, Joshua decided to step into the ring with a dangerous opponent in the form of WBO No. 1 contender Usyk.
Undefeated Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs) is a highly decorated champion who captured Olympic gold in 2012, turned pro a year later, and became the fourth male boxer in history to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC titles. , OMB and FIB. He is currently ranked on various pound-for-pound lists. After becoming the undisputed cruiserweight champion in 2018, Usyk made the leap to heavyweight and has wins over Chazz Witherspoon and Derek Chisora.
But Usyk’s next heavyweight fight will undoubtedly be his toughest against a fellow 2012 Olympic gold medalist who happens to be one of the best heavyweights in the world.
Joshua (24-1, 22 KOs) is coming off a devastating knockout of Kubrat Pulev last December and will have a significant advantage in height, reach and power over Usyk. Recognized as one of the top finalists in boxing, Joshua will try to add another name to his impressive resume as he awaits his shot at all four heavyweight belts.
Here’s what you need to know about Joshua vs. Usyk, including updated start time, price, and betting odds.
When is Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk?
- Date: Sept. 25
- Start time: 1 p.m. ET
- Joshua vs. Usyk: 5 p.m. ET (approximate)
- Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, England
Anthony Joshua returns to the ring on September 25, live from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England. It is the first match of the wrestlers in the stadium.
Joshua last fought in December and scored a ninth-round knockout against Kubrat Pulev, while Usyk returns to the ring for the first time since last October when he defeated Derek Chisora by unanimous decision.
The card transmission start time is scheduled for 1 p.m. ET, and Joshua and Usyk are expected to do their walks around the ring around 5 p.m. ET, although the exact time depends on the duration of the previous fights.
Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk live stream: How to watch the fight
For those in the United States and Canada, Joshua’s fight will take place live on DAZN on September 25.
DAZN is a streaming service that is available on mobile devices, TV streaming devices, and many smart TVs, along with web browsers.
How much does Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk cost?
The fight can be streamed on DAZN, which has a subscription price of $ 19.99 per month or $ 99.99 per year. (In Canada, a monthly subscription is $ 20 CAD and an annual subscription is $ 150 CAD.) The Joshua vs. Usyk is included in the subscription at no additional cost. The DAZN Viewing Pack includes live fights, on-demand content, and future matches.
Where is Anthony Joshua’s fight?
Joshua fights for the first time as a professional at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England.
Matchroom Boxing and Tottenham Hotspur F.C. announced that they will donate 200 tickets for the Joshua-Usyk fight to NHS workers.
All of Joshua’s fights have taken place in the UK outside of his fights with Andy Ruiz – the first fight took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, while the follow-up fight took place in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk betting odds
According to FanDuel, Joshua is the favorite at -280, which means it will take a $ 280 bet to make a $ 100 profit. The former undisputed cruiserweight champion currently stands as a +205 underdog, despite being undefeated. But with only two heavyweight fights in his career, punters view Usyk as a near two-to-one underdog. A $ 100 bet on Usyk would generate a profit of $ 205.