Heavyweight bragging rights are on the line tonight (Saturday, Sept. 25) from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England, as unified champion Anthony Joshua (24-1, 22 KOs) takes on former undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (18-0, 13 KOs) for Joshua’s WBO, WBA, and IBF titles.
Usyk is a masterful boxer who fights at an unforgiving pace for someone his size. He is the best boxer that Joshua has faced to date. On the flip side, Usyk has not faced many opponents as powerful as Joshua, and certainly not at heavyweight. At cruiserweight the biggest hitter he fought was Murat Gassiev, whom he easily outboxed. Joshua is a fantastic all-around boxer so they are undoubtedly both going to challenge each other with their respective skill sets.
The winner gets three of the four major heavyweight titles, with WBC champion Tyson Fury set to rematch Deontay Wilder in their October 9th trilogy. Could we see an undisputed title fight in 2022? Maybe, but let’s see how these next couple of weeks unfold.
Here are the basic details on the entire event, how you can watch the card, where you can catch a live stream, start time for the main event, and more
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Fight time: The PPV broadcast starts at 1 PM ET/10 AM PT. The main event is expected to start somewhere around 5 PM ET/2 PM PT but could start later depending on undercard results.
TV Network, Cost, and Live Streaming: In the UK, Sky Box Office has the PPV at a cost of £24.95. Everywhere else around the world watches it on DAZN. Check out this link to see where DAZN is available, as well as monthly subscription costs.
PPV Fight Card (schedule: 1 PM ET/10 AM PT, main event est. start time 5 PM ET/2 PM PT)
Anthony Joshua (c) vs. Oleksandr Usyk, for Joshua’s IBF, WBA, WBO heavyweight championships
Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk – WBA, WBO, IBF heavyweight title
Lawrence Okolie vs. Dilan Prasovic – WBO cruiserweight title
Callum Smith vs. Lenin Castillo – light heavyweight
Maxim Prodan vs. Florian Marku – welterweight
Christopher Ousley vs. Khasan Baysangurov – middleweight
Campbell Hatton vs. Izan Dura – lightweight
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