Britain's heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua will return to the ring tonight when he faces Oleksandr Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London.
Joshua will put the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts on the line against the unbeaten Ukranian, following the collapse of his eagerly anticipated clash with fellow Brit Tyson Fury.
The “Gypsy King” will have to fulfil a prior contractual obligation with Deontay Wilder, something a judge rules on earlier this year, before any potential Battle of the Brits can take place.
It’s all about Joshua tonight though as he faces the formidable Usyk - who successfully petitioned in 2019 to be installed as the WBO’s mandatory challenger.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the big bout including how and where to watch, who’s fighting on the undercard, what the odds are and when it starts.
What channel is Joshua v Usyk on?
The entire event from the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium will be live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Pay-per-view costs £24.95 for Sky customers while the fight is also available via Now TV.
What time does Joshua v Usky start?
Live coverage from the Tottenham Hotspur stadium starts from 6pm.
The main event is expected to get underway at 9:50pm with iconic 'Sweet Caroline' sing-along followed by ring-walks and the national anthems.
The first bell for Joshua vs Usyk is scheduled for 10.12pm.
What are the odds for Joshua v Usyk?
Anthony Joshua goes into the fight as favourite but far from a sure thing.
Joshua win - 4/9, Usyk win - 21/10, Draw - 18/1.
Joshua to win on points or decision - 3/1, Joshua to win by KO, TKO or DQ - 5/2.
Usyk to win on points or by decision - 4/1, Usyk to win by KO, TKO or DQ - 13/2.
Anthony Joshua to win in rounds 1-3 - 12/1.
All odds correct at time of publication, odds courtesy of Betfair Online Betting
Who is fighting on the Joshua v Usyk undercard?
The undercard includes some exciting action in the build up to the main event including Lawrence Okolie’s defending his World Cruiserweight title, Florian Marku’s taking on Maxim Prodan and Callum Smith’s comeback fight against.
The full undercard, live from the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is as follows:
- Lawrence Okolie vs Dilan Prasovic
- Callum Smith vs Lenin Castillo
- Campbell Hatton vs Sonni Martinez
- Maxim Prodan vs Florian Marku
- Christopher Ousley vs Khasan Baysangurov
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