Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-08-20, good boxing match: Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua 2 gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2022).
Joshua vs Usyk 2 is scheduled to take place Saturday, August 20th, at the Jeddah Superdome in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), in a 12-round heavyweight (over 200 lbs, 90.7 kg) bout; it is the main event of the evening and it is valid for the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO World heavyweight titles (Usyk’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Before the bout take place, you can watch the official preview videos ‘The Making Of’, press conference, weigh-in (on Friday) etc, or discover how to watch Usyk vs Joshua 2 on tv, the fight time and the card.
Oleksandr Usyk record
The undefeated 2012 Olympic heavyweight gold medalist, world champion in two different weight classes Oleksandr Usyk entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 19-0-0 (13 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.2 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Tyson Fury).
In his last three bouts he has beat Chazz Witherspoon (Oleksandr Usyk vs Chazz Witherspoon), Dereck Chisora (Oleksandr Usyk vs Dereck Chisora) and Anthony Joshua in their first match (Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk I).
Usyk’s next fight: Oleksandr Usyk vs Daniel Dubois
Anthony Joshua record
His opponent, the 2012 Olympic super heavyweight gold medalist and former IBF, IBO, WBO, WBA world champ Anthony Joshua, has an official record of 24-2-0 (22 KOs=92%) and he entered as the No.4 in the heavyweight division.
Before losing to Usyk in 2021 (Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk I), AJ took revenge on Andy Ruiz Jr in December 2019 (Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua II) and he beat Kubrat Pulev in 2020 (Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev).
But if you want to watch Joshua’s best fights, here are two exciting matches:
- Anthony Joshua vs Dillian Whyte, 4-stars bout of 2015
- Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko, ‘The Ring magazine’ Fight of the Year 2017
Joshua’s next fight: Anthony Joshua vs Jermaine Franklin
How to watch – Fight time
When is Usyk vs Joshua 2? Date, fight time
The fight between Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua 2, is scheduled for Saturday evening, August 20th, 2022. The main card, in the United States, will start at 12 p.m. ET or 9 a.m. PT (5 p.m. UK time or 6 p.m. in Europe); so Joshua vs Usyk 2 will be approximately broadcast five hours later.
Where is the Usyk vs Joshua 2 fight?
The boxing event, headlined by the main bout Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk 2, will be held at the Jeddah Superdome in Jeddah which has a maximum total capacity of 40,000.
How to watch Usyk vs Joshua 2 live stream? TV channel
DAZN will stream the Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua 2 fights in the United States, Sky Sportst will broadcast in the United Kingdom.
- The main card, headlined by the main event Joshua vs Usyk 2, will be broadcast at 12 p.m. ET or 9 a.m. PT (5 p.m. UK time or 6 p.m. in Europe).
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Here is the Usyk vs Joshua 2 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on DAZN / UK Sky Sports)
Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua 2
Filip Hrgovic vs Zhilei Zhang
Callum Smith vs Mathieu Bauderlique
Badou Jack vs Richard Rivera
Ramla Ali vs Crystal Garcia Nova
Andrew Tabiti vs James Wilson
Daniel Lapin vs Jozef Jurko
Ziyad Almaayouf vs Jose Alatorre
The Making Of – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of ‘The Making Of’ Aleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua 2, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the pre-fight press conference video, featuring Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk 2, from the official DAZN Boxing Youtube channel!
The Usyk vs Joshua 2 weigh-in, live streamed from the official Matchroom Boxing Youtube channel, is scheduled for Friday, August 19th at 7 a.m. ET or 4 a.m. PT (12 p.m. UK time or 1 p.m. in Europe).
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua 2 as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
SPOILER – Official highlights
Who won Usyk vs Joshua 2 fight?
Oleksandr Usyk defeated Anthony Joshua via split decision. Scores were 113-115, 115-113, 116-112.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the post-fight interview video of Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua.
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk (free live stream from the Sky Sports Boxing Youtube channel).