The official weigh-in for Saturday’s Heavyweight championship rematch between undefeated unified IBF/WBA/WBO/IBO world champion Oleksandr Usyk and former two-time Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua took place earlier today in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The champion weighed in at 221 1/2lbs. Joshua meanwhile weighed in at 244lbs., which is four pounds heavier than what he weighed when the two met in their first encounter in London, England last September where Usyk scored a twelve round unanimous decision to win the unified world championship. As was the case in the first bout between the two, the rematch is scheduled for twelve rounds.
*Weights for bouts on the undercard are unavailable as of this writing.
Usyk vs. Joshua II takes place on Saturday, August 20th at the Jeddah Superdome in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The fight can be seen globally in 190 countries including the United States and Canada on digital subscription sports streaming network DAZN beginning at 1PM ET/10AM PT (U.S. Time). For more information about DAZN including schedules, list of compatible streaming devices, platforms, Smart TVs, availability around the world, local start times in your area, and to subscribe please visit: www.DAZN.com.
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