There’s nothing quite like a heavyweight championship bout, and Saturday brings two of the best in the world together for the second time. WBA, WBO and IBF champion Oleksandr Usyk is looking to defend his titles for the first time in a rematch against Anthony Joshua in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (5:30pm and — DAZN Subscribe now)
Usyk, a former undisputed cruiserweight champion, defeated Joshua last September to win the titles. During the first fight, Usyk was on the back foot. After his masterful display in completely outboxing Joshua, he will enter the ring as the favorite for the rematch. Joshua, meanwhile, is looking to become world champion for the third time in his career.
It was a big day with notable names such as Badou Jack, Callum Smith, Filip Hrgovic and Zhilei Zhang in the undercard bouts.
CBS Sports will be with you throughout the event in Saudi Arabia, so follow along with live results and highlights below.
Usyk vs. Joshua 2 fight card, results
- Oleksandr Usyk (c) def. Anthony Joshua via split decision (115-113, 113-115, 116-112)
- Filip Hrgovic def. Jie Zhang via unanimous decision (115-112, 115-112, 114-113)
- Kalam Smith deb. Matthew Paterlick via fourth round knockout
- Badou Jack def. Richard Rivera split decision (96-94, 94-96, 96-94)
Usyk vs. Joshua 2 Scorecard
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