THE eyes of the boxing world will be fixed on Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua’s huge heavyweight rematch.
40,000 will be in attendance at the Jeddah Dome in Saudi Arabia, and over 190 territories worldwide will be watching on TV.
And AJ has warned he is going to “smash” Oleksandr Usyk in their blockbuster sequel.
This time around though Joshua has vowed to ditch the cautious approach and “smash” his opponent when he enters the ring on Saturday night.
Joshua told Sky Sports: “I wanted to outbox my opponent, whether it was Usyk or anyone else, that was the mindset (in the first fight).
“I wanted to outbox my opponent and on Saturday I want to smash my opponent. That’s just the mindset now.”
AJ vs Usyk 2 confirmed fight time, TV and live stream info for tonight’s blockbuster
When is Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk?
Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk 2 is on Saturday, August 20.
The ring walks are expected from 10.54pm approx, though this depends on the length of the undercard fights.
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How can I watch Joshua vs Usyk? Stream and TV info
Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk 2 will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK, and DAZN in the rest of the world.
The event starts at 6pm on Sky Sports Box Office (Sky channel 491/ HD 492), and costs £26.95 to purchase.
To watch it online, book through the Sky Sports Box Office app and website.
If you don’t have a Box Office account, you’ll still be able to sign up and buy the fight.
DAZN will be showing the fight in 190+ countries outside of the UK.
Can I listen to Joshua vs Usyk 2 on radio?
talkSPORT have the exclusive rights for the big fight and you can listen to it all for FREE.
The station’s Fight Night team will be made up of be presenters Adam Catterall and Gareth A Davies, commentator Andy Clarke, sports broadcaster Ade Oladipo and former bantamweight boxer Spencer Oliver
Full fight card timings
- Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk 2 (10.54pm) – World heavyweight championship WBA ‘super’, IBF, IBO and WBO – 12 rounds
- Filip Hrgovic vs Zhilei Zhang (9.52pm) – IBF heavyweight final eliminator – 12 rounds
- Callum Smith vs Mathieu Bauderlique (8.50pm) – WBC light-heavyweight final eliminator – 12 rounds
- Badou Jack vs Richard Rivera (7.18pm) – cruiserweight – 10 rounds
- Ziyad Almaayouf vs Jose Alatorre (6.48pm) – super-lightweight – 4 rounds
- Ramla Ali vs Crystal Garcia Nova (6.10pm) – super-bantamweight – 8 rounds
- Andrew Tabiti vs James Wilson (5.24pm) – heavyweight – 8 rounds
- Ben Whittaker vs Peter Nosic (4.46pm) – light-heavyweight – 6 rounds
- Daniel Lapin vs Josef Jurko (4.03pm) – heavyweight – 8 rounds
- Bader Alsamreen vs Faud Tarverdi (3.30pm) – super lightweight – 6 rounds
- Rashed Belhassa aka Money Kicks vs Traycho Georgiev (3pm) – welterweight – 4 rounds
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