Joshua Vs Usyk, both are expected to earn a guaranteed $150 million, plus the fight bonus after tonight’s fight – here’s their Net Worth

Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua II, billed as Rage on the Red Sea, is an upcoming professional boxing match that will be contested between WBA (Super)IBFWBO, and IBOheavyweight champion, Oleksandr Usyk, and former heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua. The bout is set to take place on 20 August 2022 at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Per SportsZion and talkSPORT, the base money for the rematch will be a 50-50 split. Joshua is expected to earn about $75 million, plus the fight bonus (about $119 million because sponsorships). Usyk is expected to earn the same $75 million. 

During their first encounter, Joshua took home about $13.6 million (plus 60 percent of the PPV revenue), while Usyk earned $4.1 million (plus 40 percent of the PPV revenue). 

What is Oleksandr Usyk’s net worth? 

According to SPORTEKZ, Usyk’s net worth in 2021 was around $4 million.

Usyk has also earned a profit outside of his fights by being endorsed by boxing apparel and equipment company BoxRaw.

What is Anthony Joshua’s net worth? 

Per Celebrity Net Worth, Joshua has a net worth of about $80 million. In 2020, Forbes had him earning around $47 million. 

Joshua told GQ that he has a goal of becoming a top earner in boxing and sports in general. 

“When I first started, the aim was to become a multi-millionaire,” Joshua said. “But now there are ordinary people, grandmas and grandads, who are worth millions just because of property prices. So the new school of thought is that I need to be a billionaire. Being a millionaire is good but you have to set your sights higher.”

 The fight will mark the first defence of Usyk’s world heavyweight titles, while it will be Joshua’s twelfth consecutive world heavyweight title fight as he attempts to become a three-time world heavyweight champion. Following Tyson Fury‘s decision to vacate The Ring magazine heavyweight title on 13 August, it was announced that the now-vacant title would also be on the line, in addition to Usyk’s world titles.

On August 20, an all-important rematch between Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua will take place at the Jeddah Super Dome in Saudi Arabia.

What time does Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 start?

  • Date: August 20
  • Main card: 12 p.m. ET | 5 p.m. BST | 2 a.m. AEST
  • Main event: 5:15 p.m. ET | 10:15 p.m. BST | 7:15 a.m. AEST (Approximately)

Usyk vs. Joshua 2 will take place on August 20. The main card will start at 12 p.m. ET | 5 p.m. BST | 2 a.m. AEST. Usyk and Joshua should make their way to the ring around 5:15 p.m. ET | 10:15 p.m. BST | 7 a.m. AEST, depending on how long the undercard fights last.

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 fight card

  • Oleksandr Usyk (c) vs. Anthony Joshua for the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO, and The Ring heavyweight titles
  • Filip Hrgovic vs Zhilei Zhang; IBF heavyweight title eliminator
  • Callum Sith vs. Mathieu Bauderlique; WBC light-heavyweight title eliminator
  • Badou Jack vs. Richard Rivera
  • Tyrone Spong vs. Andrew Tabiti
  • Ramla Ali vs. Crystal Garcia Nova 
  • Daniel Lapin vs. Jozef Jurko
  • Ziyad Almaayouf vs. Jose Alatorre 
  • Money Kicks vs. Kyle Paevie
  • Ben Whittaker vs. Peter Nosic

Here are some facts about the tow boxers as they prepare for their fight

1. It’s a heavyweight championship fight week happening week this Saturday by 4am Nigerian time.

2. Reigning IBF/WBA/WBO/IBO titleholder Oleksandr Usyk will engage in a 12-round rematch against the man from whom he lifted the belts last year, Anthony Joshua.

3. The two fought at a jam-packed soccer stadium in England the first time around, but they’re taking the show on the road this time to the Jeddah Superdome in Saudi Arabia.

4. This is Joshua’s second trip to the kingdom in his last four fights, and he’ll hope to follow the script of the last one, when he defeated Andy Ruiz Jr.

5. In December 2019 to win back the cache of championships he lost via TKO six months earlier in New York City.

6. Tyson Fury has been playing jump rope with the prospect of retiring in recent months.

7. Joshua has won 24 fights and stopped 22 of those victims, so it’s hard to blame him for being infatuated with his power. But power is useless if the punches don’t land.

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