Anthony Joshua may finally extract his vengeance against the Ukrainian cruiserweight who stole all of his belts in 2021 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Oleksandr Usyk was significantly more skilled and speedier than Joshua. He was reprimanded for his second loss of his career.
AJ will get a second chance to make atonement when he rematches Usyk in Saudi Arabia. Joshua recovered his IBF featherweight belt by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.
It’s strange to see Anthony Joshua in this state every time. Prior to this defeat, he had lost all of his championships and had to fight in Saudi Arabia to reclaim them. Joshua’s rematch with Ruiz the Destroyer in Saudi Arabia was both financially and personally rewarding. He received $60,000 (£47 million) in compensation for a single duel.
Heavyweight world champion Luis “El Rey” Ruiz Jr. did not win as frequently as Joshua. According to sources, a US citizen born in Mexico won $13 million (about £10 million).
The rematch between Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk will take place on August 20. The boxing’s highest-paid heavyweights share their triumphs, accolades, and pay.
Purse, payout, salaries
Since Lennox Lewis, the most popular British heavyweights have been Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. Joshua is one of the richest fighters in the sport’s history. His estimated net worth is $80 million. If our boxing expert is accurate, this statistic might jump by three in a single match.
He will earn more money than any other boxer in history as a consequence of his rematch with Usyk in Saudi Arabia. Anthony Joshua may make £100 million if he rematches Floyd Mayweather. This is a rematch of their last bout, which Usyk won. The former cruiserweight champion received $5 million from this fight.
The Saudi government was expected to spend $130 million on the event. Despite losing the last fight, his fame did not fade, and he earned an additional £35 million. Using a 50/50 split of a total of £130 million,
Usyk, a military hero who lost her husband in battle, fought for the equitable sharing of the war’s spoils. The show’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, said that the odds were the same for both sides. At this stage, Oleksandr Usyk’s prize money from fights is likely to reach £65 million ($75 million).
On September 25, Anthony Joshua and former cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk will duel for the heavyweight title. The winner might face either Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder.
What is it about this battle that makes it so exciting? DAZN will stream Joshua vs. Usyk in over 170 countries and territories. Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, has said that about 60,000 fans will attend the fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.
Joshua and Usyk are two of ESPN’s top-ranked heavyweights, and they’ve both won a number of fights. Sporting News made these predictions on Saturday, before the game.
Anthony Joshua earn
Usyk is expected to receive little more than $10 million, according to experts. According to the website, Joshua could make £15.5 million ($28,215,652 AUD) if the fight sells 450,000 pay-per-views in the UK.
Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, Joshua allegedly lost £8 million of the £10 million he received during his fight with Kubrat Pulev. Much less than his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr. in December 2019, which, according to Chris McKenna of the Daily Star Sports, is expected to be for £46 million (or $86,536,667 AUD).
According to Sporting Free, Joshua might collect 60% of the pay-per-view revenue, while Usyk could receive 40%.
Joshua was worth $80 million in June, according to WealthyGorilla.
Oleksdandr Usyk earn
Experts reports that Usyk will receive £3 million ($5,643,679 AUD) for his Saturday match. This is the most money he’s ever won in a single match.
If the 450,000 purchase goal is fulfilled, Usyk might earn an extra $1 million to $2 million ($1,881,229 to $3,766,600 AUD). Prior to this, Usyk’s greatest prize was $2.5 million, which he got after defeating Derek Chisora in October 2020.
Usyk stands to benefit from this because he is worth $4 million.