Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk fight date, time, odds, PPV price, and location for the 2021 boxing match
United Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua continues his quest to become the undisputed Heavyweight Champion by winning his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO Heavyweight titles in September at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England against former undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk is on the line. 25th
Joshua was hoping for 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 for the result, Joshua decided to step into the ring with a dangerous opponent in the form of WBO No. 1 contender Usyk.
The undefeated Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs) is a highly decorated champion who won Olympic gold in 2012, turned pro a year later, and became the fourth male boxer in history to hold both WBA and WBC titles. , OMB and FIB. He is currently on various pound-for-pound lists. After becoming the undisputed cruiserweight champion in 2018, Usyk made the leap into the heavyweight division and has wins over Chazz Witherspoon and Derek Chisora.
But Usyk’s next heavyweight fight will no doubt be his toughest against another 2012 Olympic gold medalist who happens to be one of the best heavyweights in the world.
Joshua (24-1, 22 KOs) arrives last December after a devastating knockout from Kubrat Pulev and will have a distinct advantage in height, range, and strength over Usyk. Recognized as one of the top finalists in boxing, Joshua will look to add another name to his formidable résumé while waiting for his shot on 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 live from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England on September 25th. It is the first match of the wrestlers in the stadium.
Joshua last fought in December and scored a knockout against Kubrat Pulev in the ninth round, while Usyk returns to the ring for the first time since last October when he unanimously defeated Derek Chisora.
The card transfer is scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. ET, and Joshua and Usyk are expected to do their laps of the ring around 5 p.m. ET, although the exact time depends on the length of previous fights.
Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk Live Stream: How to watch the fight
For those in the US and Canada, Joshua’s fight will take place live on DAZN on September 25th.
DAZN is a streaming service 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 and an annual subscription is $ 150.) The Joshua vs. Usyk is included with the subscription at no additional cost. The DAZN Viewing Pack includes live battles, on-demand content, and future games.
Where’s 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 they will donate 200 tickets to NHS staff for Joshua and Usyk’s fight.
All of Joshua’s fights took place outside of his fights with Andy Ruiz in the UK – the first fight took place in Madison Square Garden, New York City, while the follow-up fight took place in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Odds for Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk
According to FanDuel, Joshua is the favorite at -280, which means it would take a stake of $ 280 to make a $ 100 profit. The former undisputed cruiserweight champion is currently considered a +205 underdog despite being undefeated. But with only two heavyweight bouts in his career, the players view Usyk as a nearly two-on-one underdog. A $ 100 bet on Usyk would produce a profit of $ 205.