How to watch Joshua vs Usyk 2: TV channel, UK fight time, Sky Sports PPV price and live stream details – iNews

Anthony Joshua and Sky Sports Boxing have become synonymous. Ever since Joshua turned professional in 2013 as Olympic champion, joining Eddie Hearn’s stable, his career’s highs and lows have all played out live on Sky Sports.
From his debut knockout of Emanuele Leo to his dramatic British title victory over Dillian Whyte, from his first world title fight against Charles Martin at the O2 Arena to his second career defeat to Oleksandr Usyk, Joshua has been a Sky Sports regular, and more often than not a Box Office one.
But then the landscape started to shift. Matchroom, who first signed him as a professional, began to lose their grip on him, he started to take more responsibility for his own management under the auspices of 258 Management and AJBXING and eventually, the split from Sky came earlier this year.
“I am entering a new phase in my career with a new training environment, new coaches and now a new broadcaster,” said Joshua back in June.
“Negotiations at this level take time so I am pleased to have it all wrapped up and now I can fully focus on giving the fans and DAZN what they want, knockouts in the glamour division.
“I’ve been working with DAZN and following its progress for a long time. We have enjoyed a really successful partnership in the US for many years and I know the team and understand the passion and drive of the business.
“DAZN’s vision and passion to innovate is what attracted me to the partnership. They are leading the digital landscape in sport and the future of sports broadcasting. I am really looking forward to a long and successful partnership.”
The move brought excitement from the boxing public, who thought they might get the chance to watch Joshua fight on DAZN’s Netflix-style subscription streaming service for just £7.99 a month rather than the pay-per-view cards that have become the heavyweight’s home over the last five years, often setting fans back more than £25 for just one night of action.
However, despite Hearn initially saying that “there will be no pay-per-view on this channel”, Canelo Alvarez’s recent defeat to Dmitry Bivol was on a pay-per-view basis on DAZN.
Meanwhile, Joshua’s rematch with Usyk remains part of his previous deal with Sky Sports, meaning that they will charge £26.95 for fans to watch Usyk vs Joshua 2 on their Box Office channel.
It could be the last time Joshua fights on Sky Sports, having signed a deal reportedly worth £100m a year with DAZN, where Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing now show the majority of their fights too and who are showing the fight in the US.
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