Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Oleksandr Usyk shall be broadcast reside on Sky Sports Box Office subsequent month.
Joshua takes on Usyk in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 20 August, because the Briton seeks to regain the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO heavyweight titles from the unbeaten Ukrainian.
Usyk, 35, outpointed Joshua in London final September to dethrone the 32-year-old, who lately introduced a £100million take care of streaming service DAZN.
Joshua’s impending rematch along with his fellow Olympic gold medalist is not going to come underneath his take care of DAZN, nevertheless, as “AJ” as soon as extra fights on Sky Sports – as he has carried out since his skilled debut in 2013. A value for the Usyk-Joshua 2 pay-per-view has not but been introduced.
Joshua is promoted by Eddie Hearn of Matchroom, which ended its personal take care of Sky Sports final June to companion DAZN.
Neither Joshua nor Usyk has competed since their conflict in north London, which marked the second skilled defeat of the Briton’s skilled profession. Joshua was beforehand knocked out by Andy Ruiz Jr in June 2019, earlier than avenging that loss by outpointing the Mexican-American on the finish of that 12 months to regain his heavyweight titles.
On the undercard of Usyk-Joshua 2, Saudi Arabia will host an expert ladies’s boxing match for the primary time, as Ramla Ali fights Crystal Garcia Nova.