How to watch Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk online and on TV tonight

How to watch Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk online and on TV tonight
AJ will defend his heavyweight titles in his biggest fight on home soil since 2018

Anthony Joshua will put his WBO, WBA and IFB belts on the line when he faces the undefeated Oleksandr Usyk in a heavyweight world title fight tonight.

Joshua reclaimed his heavyweight crowns when he defeated Andy Ruiz Jr in a rematch in December 2019, before he beat Kubrat Pulev in his last fight 12 months later.

The 31-year-old is set for his biggest domestic fight in almost three years as he takes on the Ukrainian, who defeated Dereck Chisora last time out.

Usyk moved up to the heavyweight division after becoming the undisputed cruiserweight champion in 2018. The 34-year-old has recorded 18 victories from as many fights so far in his career.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of tonight’s fight.

When and where is the fight?

The fight is on Saturday, 25 September. It will take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Londen, with Spurs’ former ground, White Hart Lane, previously hosting heavyweight boxing with Frank Bruno defeating Joe Bugner in October 1987.

What time is the fight and when are the ring walks?

The fight will start around 10:30pm BST, though there is a chance that the results on the undercard could bring the start time up somewhat.

Expect the ring walks to come just after 10pm BST should there not be a series of early stoppages on the undercard.

What TV channel is Joshua vs Usyk on and is there a live stream?

Joshua is back on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK, though the pay-per-view price is yet to be revealed. Dit gesê, it is likely to be the same as last time: £ 24,95.

The fight outside the UK will be available on DAZN. You can live stream both in the UK and Ireland and abroad with the Sky Sports Box Office and DAZN apps after purchasing the fight, or through a web browser on Sky Sports Box Office.

Odds

Via Betfair

Joshua: 5/6

Joshua on points: 11/4

Joshua by knockout: 5/6

Usyk: 2/1

Usyk on points: 11/4

Usyk by knockout: 13/2

Teken: 22/1

What are the fighters saying?

Joshua: “The date is set and we are fully locked in. September 25, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, I put it all on the line again and it’s time to defend my crown. We are two Olympic Gold medallists who have fought our way to the top and never avoided challenges.

“The stadium is exceptional, the atmosphere will be electric, I’m honoured to be the first person to fight in such an awe inspiring venue. The stage is set and I am ready to handle business.”

Usyk: “The path will be mastered by the walking one.”

Eddie Hearn: “Olympic Gold vs. Olympic Gold, Unified World Heavyweight Champion vs. Undisputed Cruiserweight World Champion this one has it all and I can’t wait to stage this huge event in front of over 60,000 at the stunning Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25.”

Voorspelling

AJ is flying right now and while Usyk has the skills, it remains to be seen if he has the necessary size to mix it with the three best heavyweights in the world right now, who are giants compared to some of the champions in the past. We’ll lean towards Joshua inflicting a late stoppage to retain his belts.

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