What time does Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk take place tonight? Update on the ring walk.
Anthony Joshua defends his WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight crowns against Oleksandr Usyk tonight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. When does the Joshua-Usyk fight take place tonight? For the heavyweight boxing match, Express Sport has all of the ring walk information you’ll need.
On Saturday night, Anthony Joshua takes on Oleksandr Usyk in a huge heavyweight bout. It will be one of AJ’s most difficult tasks to yet, and it could prove to be a huge roadblock in his quest to unify the division.
When Joshua fights Usyk this Saturday, he will be putting his WBA, IBF, and WBO titles on the line.
Both boxers have defeated every opponent they’ve faced thus far in their careers.
The Ukrainian has defeated Tony Bellew and Dereck Chisora in each of his last 18 fights.
Before stepping up to heavyweight, he unified the cruiserweight category and won both of his matches in the division.
After talks with Tyson Fury’s camp fell down, Joshua was ordered to defend his WBO belt against Usyk.
A huge heavyweight unification battle between AJ and Fury was expected to be announced earlier this year.
However, Deontay Wilder, Fury’s former opponent, was able to force a third bout with the Gypsy King.
Usyk will now face Joshua for the first time at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, with AJ hoping not to make a mistake.
Joshua’s chances of facing Fury anytime soon would be pushed back if he were to lose.
The undercard will begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 12.
The preliminary bout will be streamed live on Facebook starting at 5 p.m., followed by the full undercard at 6 p.m.
At around 10.10 p.m., Joshua and Usyk are set to take their ring walks.
However, depending on the length of the undercard bouts, the fight could be postponed.
In the United Kingdom, Sky Sports Box Office will carry the fight exclusively.
The pay-per-view event will set you back £24.95, which is a little more than typical.
The event will also be streamed live on mobile, tablet, and laptop devices.
Simply order the fight through your preferred media and follow the on-screen instructions to watch it.
Joshua has already stated that the battle against Usyk will be difficult.
“We’re two Olympic gold medalists who fought our way to the top and never shied away from a challenge,” Joshua remarked.
“Brinkwire Summary News” says, “The venue is excellent, the atmosphere will be electrifying, I’m honored.”