There’s nothing quite like a heavyweight championship match and Saturday brings us two of the best teams in the world to beat it for the second time. WBA, WBO and IBF champ Oleksandr Usyk looks to defend his titles in a rematch against Anthony Joshua in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (5:30 PM ET – DAZN subscribe now).
Usik, a former undisputed cruiserweight champion, defeated Joshua last September to win the titles. At the time of the first fight, Usyk was the underdog. After his skilful display of Joshua completely, he will enter the ring as a favorite in a rematch. Meanwhile, Joshua is looking to become the world champion for the third time in his career.
It’s an action packed day that also features big names like Badou Jack, Callum Smith, Filip Hrgovic and Zhilei Zhang in the bottom card matches.
CBS Sports will be with you throughout the action in Saudi Arabia, so be sure to follow the live scores and events below.
USIC vs Joshua 2 fight card, results
- Oleksandr Usyk (c) def. Anthony Joshua via split decision (115-113, 113-115, 116-112)
- Philip Hergovic Def. Zhilei Zhang via unanimous decision (115-112, 115-112, 114-113)
- Callum Smith def. Matthew Bauderlik via knockout in the fourth round
- Badou Jack def. Richard Rivera via split decision (96-94, 94-96, 96-94)
Usyk vs.Joshua 2 Scorecard
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