The Jeddah Superdome in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia will be the site for the rematch between Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua for the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO and Ring Magazine heavyweight championship. The fight will be held Saturday, August 20 with the card starting at around noon ET and the main event expected to start after 5 p.m. ET. The broadcast will be handled by DAZN.
The main event between Joshua (24-2, 22 KOs) and Usyk (19-0, 13 KOs) is a mandatory rematch after Usyk won the first fight by unanimous decision last September.
The champion is a -205 favorite on DraftKings Sportsbook. Joshua, looking to win the unified heavyweight titles for the third time, is betting at +160.
Oleksandr Usyk bursts into song following his head-to-head with Anthony Joshua! pic.twitter.com/O9XRy6TXSw— Sky Sports Boxing (@SkySportsBoxing) August 17, 2022
Full Card for Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua
- Main event: Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua for the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO and Ring Magazine heavyweight championship.
- Filip Hrgović vs. Zhang Zhilei, heavyweight title eliminator
- Callum Smith vs. Mathieu Bauderlique, light heavyweight
- Badou Jack vs. Richard Rivera, cruiserweight
- Andrew Tabiti vs. James Wilson, super lightweight
- Ramla Ali vs. Crystal Garcia Nova, women’s super bantamweight
- Daniel Lapin vs. Jozef Jurko, heavyweight
- Benjamin Whittaker vs. Petar Nosić, light heavyweight
- Bader Samreen vs. Fuad Tarverdi, light heavyweight
- Ziyad Almaayouf vs. Jose Alatorre, bantamweight
- Money Kicks vs. Traycho Georgiev, super lightweight