DAZN To Broadcast Usyk-Joshua 2 In North America

Posted on 08/14/2022

By: Sean Crose

A devoted North American boxing fan little doubt has identified for some time that Anthony Joshua will attempt to win again the heavyweight belts he misplaced final fall to Oleksandr Usyk when he rematches the masterful Ukrainian this coming weekend in Saudi Arabia. What that devoted North American boxing fan hasn’t identified, nevertheless, is learn how to watch that combat come Saturday. The query has now been answered – North People will be capable to view Usyk-Joshua 2 reside from their North American properties on the DAZN streaming service starting at midday Saturday, jap time. Much more thrilling for these North American followers is the information that the combat is not going to be a pay per view occasion on this portion of the world.

Usyk stunned some folks final September when he outboxed the favored Joshua in Joshua’s British homeland with a purpose to grow to be the heavyweight division’s WBA, IBF, and WBO champion. Joshua, nevertheless, isn’t one to take a loss mendacity down (simply ask Andy Ruiz) and so a rematch was made. Reality be informed, the combat would have doubtless gone down sooner had Russia not invaded Usyk’s Ukrainian homeland final winter. After hunkering down together with his countrymen, nevertheless, Usyk was permitted by his authorities to get within the ring with Joshua as soon as extra.

“I’m working onerous in my coaching camp to be in one of the best form doable for the rematch,” says Usyk, through DAZN. “With the assistance of the Lord, I’ll overcome the largest challenges to make it occur. I would like the gang to be excited with the combat. I would like them to recollect it for a lifetime.” Former champion Joshua is raring for a memorable night, as effectively. “August 20 is ready to be an unbelievable night time of Championship stage boxing,” he says. “For any sports activities fan, this isn’t to be missed. It has all of the substances to go down in boxing historical past.” 

DAZN will probably be broadcasting the combat in nearly 200 totally different nations, whereas England, Eire, the Ukraine and MENA could have totally different broadcast choices. “One of many largest heavyweight rematches within the historical past of the game,” states DAZN on its information website, “the ‘Rage on the Crimson Sea’ will see Joshua (24-2, 22 KOs) seeking to avenge his defeat in September 2021 to Usyk (19-0, 13 KOs), who’s placing his WBA, IBF, and WBO belts on the road in a career-defining conflict.”

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