Usyk-Joshua: what is known about the main battle of autumn
There will be four championship belts at stake in the fight.
On Saturday, September 25, late in the evening fight between Ukrainian Oleksandr Usik and WBA, WBO, IBO and IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua , reports Chronicle.info with reference to TSN.
The fight will be held in London at the stadium & # 171; Tottenham Hotspur & # 187 ;. The fight will begin approximately on September 26 at 00:00 Kiev time.
At stake in this fight will be the IBF, WBO, WBA and IBO world heavyweight titles owned by Joshua.
BEFORE BATTLE MEDIA SCHEDULE
Tuesday September 21 & nbsp; & # 8212; open trainings
Thursday 23 September & nbsp; & # 8212; press conference and duel of views
Friday 24 September & nbsp; & # 8212; & nbsp; weighing procedure
Saturday 25 September & # 8212; interview and the fight itself
FIGHTCARD COUNTS 7 FIGHTS
Anthony Joshua (24 -1) & # 8212; & nbsp; Alexander Usik (18-0), (WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO)
Lawrence Okoly & nbsp; (16-0) & # 8212; & nbsp; Dylan Prasovich (15-0), (WBO First Heavyweight)
Callum Smith (27-1) & # 8212; & nbsp; Lenin Castillo (21-3-1)
Maxim Prodan (19-0-1) & # 8212; & nbsp; Florian Marcu (8-0-1)
Christopher Owsley (12 -0) & # 8212; & nbsp; Khasan Baysangurov (21-1), (vacant IBF Inter-Continental title)
Daniel Lapin (4-0) & # 8212; & nbsp; Pavel Martynyuk (4- 7)
Campbell Hatton (3-0) & # 8212; Sonny Martinez (2-4)
Bookmakers prefer the British champion in the upcoming confrontation. For Joshua's victory, they give the odds & nbsp; 1.49 . For the success of the Ukrainian boxer & # 8212; & nbsp; 2.90 . A draw, as the least likely result in boxing, is estimated by odds & nbsp; 21.00 .
You can bet on Joshua to win by knockout with odds 2.20 , by points & # 8212; 3.15 . On the victory of Usik by the referee's decision, bets are accepted with the odds 3.75 , knockout & # 8212; 5.50 .
- 34-year-old Usyk in the last fight defeated Derek Chisora and defended the title of compulsory contender for the WBO belt. Alexander won all of his 18 career fights, two of which he spent in the heavyweight division.
- The 31-year-old Joshua has 24 wins (22 & # 8212; KO) in the professional with one defeat. In the last fight last December, he knocked out the Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev.
- Usik and Joshua & # 8212; Olympic champions London 2012. Alexander won & # 171; gold & # 187; in the weight category up to 91 kilograms, Anthony & # 8212; in the division over 91 kilograms.