Usyk vs Bellew Fight: What time, latest undercard news, how to watch from Manchester Arena Tony Bellew and Oleksandr Usyk fight from the Manchester Arena for every major world championship belt in the cruiserweight division. The Ukranian arrives as the champion, holding the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO and The Ring titles.
Bellew previously held the WBC title after he defeated Ilunga Makabu in what he describes as the ‘greatest night of his boxing career’, winning the belt at the home of his beloved Everton – Goodison Park. He then vacated after a single defence in order to fight David Haye twice at heavyweight.
Usyk picked up his first world title in just his tenth fight, when he beat Krzysztof Głowacki to win the WBO belt. He added the WBC strap when he outpointed Mairis Briedis in the World Boxing Super Series semi-final, before adding the IBF and WBA titles to his collection with a win over Murat Gassiev.Where can I watch Oleksandr Usyk vs Tony Bellew on TV?
The fight will be shown on Sky Sports Box Office pay-per-view for £19.95.
Who is on the Oleksandr Usyk vs Tony Bellew undercard?
In the co-main event, Anthony Crolla faces Daud Yordan in a final eliminator for the WBA lightweight world title, currently held by Vasyl Lomachenko.There’s two all-British clashes on the card as three-weight champion Ricky Burns meets Scott Cardle in a lightweight bout, while Sam Hyde squares off against Richard Riakporhe in a cruiserweight contest.
Popular heavyweight Dave Allen returns on the show, as does rising Rio Olympian and welterweight prospect Josh Kelly. Allen’s opponent is Ariel Esteban Bracamonte. Kelly’s is Walter Fabian Castillo.
From the Ukrainian team’s side, middleweight prospect Dmytro Mytrofanov will fight Gino Kanters and heavyweight Alexandros Kartozia has his eighth professional bout.