Today at 1 pm ET streaming live on DAZN, Oleksandr Usyk and Tony Bellew headline from Manchester, squaring off for Usyk’s undisputed cruiserweight crown.
Usyk (15-0, 11 KO) is the heavy favorite and defending champion of the WBC, WBA, IBF, and WBO, collecting all four major world titles and winning the first season World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight tournament. He’s simply been a cut above the opposition as a professional after an outstanding amateur career for Ukraine, and most expect that he’ll get the win again today before possibly moving up to heavyweight for a run at more world titles.
But you can’t count out Bellew (30-2-1, 20 KO), who has defied the odds before in his career. After failing in a pair of world title bids at 175 pounds, he moved up to cruiserweight and won the WBC title, then moved to heavyweight for a pair of stoppage wins over David Haye. He’s got career momentum and he’s got power, so he is a threat as the underdog here.
We’ll have live coverage of the main event, so join us today for this big fight!