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DAZN WILL SHOW THE FIGHT EXCLUSIVELY IN JAPAN, CANADA, USA, GERMANY, AUSTRIA, ITALY.

DAZN, the world’s first pure-sport live and on-demand sport streaming service,will exclusively stream the undisputed cruiserweight clash between champion Oleksandr Usyk and former cruiserweight world champion Tony Bellew. The full card will be live and on-demand for DAZN users in Canada, United States, Germany, Austria, Japan, Switzerland and Italy.

Oleksandr Usyk, the current best active cruiserweight, will face Matchroom boxer Tony Bellew in Manchester on 10th November. Usyk comes into the fight undefeated having unified all cruiserweight belts in July 2018, whilst his opponent Tony Bellew returns to cruiserweight off back-to-back wins against ex-heavyweight world champion David Haye. The stacked undercard includes a WBA World Lightweight Title fight between Anthony Crolla v Daud Yordan and other Matchroom fighters Josh Kelly and David Allen.

“We’re thrilled to announce exclusive rights to Tony Bellew’s title fight on DAZN,” said Jacopo Tonoli, Chief Commercial Officer of DAZN Group. “Cards like these should be available to boxing fans for a fair and affordable price, and that’s exactly what DAZN is delivering. These are exciting times for DAZN and Matchroom, bringing the sport of boxing to more fans across the world anytime, on any device.”

Eddie Hearn commented on the upcoming fight: “I am delighted that this historic event will be streamed live on DAZN. The headline clash between Usyk and Bellew is a must-watch fight for fans all over the world, and the fever-pitched atmosphere from a packed Manchester Arena will reach all corners of the globe thanks to DAZNs brilliant coverage.”

DAZN is changing the landscape of boxing forever, having recently signed a landmark five-year global partnership with Golden Boy Promotions, to bring Saul “Canelo” Alvarez to the live and on-demand service for his next 11 fights. The deal also sees 12 fight nights annually from Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions.

This comes after another historic $1bn, eight-year joint venture with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing to create Matchroom Boxing USA, with DAZN becoming the exclusive U.S. broadcaster for 16 stacked fight nights a year. The deals deliver on DAZN’s mission to make boxing accessible and affordable again and reignite the passion of fight sports fans.

RUNNING ORDER

  • OLEKSANDR USYK VS TONY BELLEW
    12 x 3 mins WBC, WBA, WBO, IBF & Ring Magazine World Cruiserweight Titles

  • ANTHONY CROLLA VS DAUD YORDAN
    12 x 3 mins Final Eliminator For WBA World Lightweight Title

  • JOSH KELLY VS WALTER FABIAN CASTILLO
    10 x 3 mins Welterweight Contest

  • RICKY BURNS VS SCOTTY CARDLE
    10 x 3 mins Lightweight Contest

  • DAVE ALLEN VS ARIEL ESTEBAN BRACAMONTE
    10 x 3 mins Heavyweight Contest

  • SAM HYDE VS RICHARD RIAKPORHE
    10 x 3 mins vacant WBA Intercontinental Cruiserweight Championship

  • DMYTRO MYTROFANOV VS GINO KANTERS
    6 x 3 mins Middleweight Contest

  • ALEXANDROS KARTOZIA
    4 x 3 mins Heavyweight Contest

Aleksandr Usyk Tony Bellew Usyk vs. Bellew

Aleksandr Usyk Tony Bellew Usyk vs. Bellew

Aleksandr Usyk Tony Bellew Usyk vs. Bellew

Aleksandr Usyk Tony Bellew Usyk vs. Bellew

Aleksandr Usyk Tony Bellew Usyk vs. Bellew

Aleksandr Usyk Tony Bellew Usyk vs. Bellew

Aleksandr Usyk Tony Bellew Usyk vs. Bellew

OLEKSANDR USYK (Ukraine)

WBC Cruiserweight World Champion, 2nd Title Defense
Age: 31 / Date of birth: January 17, 1987
Residence, birthplace: Simferopol, Ukraine
Record: 15-0, 11 KOs / Total rounds: 117
World championship fights: 6-0, 2 KOs
Height: 6’3″ – 190cm / Reach: 78″ – 198cm / Stance: Left-handed
Manager: Egis Klimas / Trainer: Sergei Vatamanyuk

TONY “Bomber” BELLEW (United Kingdom)

WBC Champion Emeritus / Former WBC Cruiserweight World Champion, 1 Successful Defense
Age: 35 / Date of birth: November 30, 1982
Residence, birthplace: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Record: 30-2-1, 20 KOs / Total rounds: 216
World championship fights: 2-2, 2 KOs
Height: 6’3″ – 191cm / Reach: 74″ – 188cm / Stance: Right-handed
Promoter: Matchroom Boxing / Trainer: Dave Coldwell

WBC CRUISERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS

1. Marvin Camel (US) 1980
2. Carlos de Leon (P. Rico) 1980 – 1982
3. S.T. Gordon (US) 1982 – 1983
4. Carlos de Leon (P. Rico) * 1983 – 1985
5. Alfonzo Ratliff (US) 1985
6. Bernard Benton (US) 1985 – 1986
7. Carlos de Leon (P. Rico) * 1986 – 1988
8. Evander Holyfield (US) 1988
9. Carlos de Leon (P. Rico) * 1989 – 1990
10. Massimiliano Duran (Italy) 1990 – 1991
11. Anaclet Wamba (France) 1991 – 1995
12. Marcelo Dominguez (Arg) 1995 – 1998
13. Juan Carlos Gomez (Cuba) 1998 – 2002
14. Wayne Braithwaite (Guyana) 2002 – 2005
15. Jean-Marc Mormeck (France) 2007
16. O’Neil Bell (US) 2006 – 2007
17. Jean Marc Mormeck (France)* 2007
18. David Haye (UK) 2007 – 2008
19. Giacobbe Fragomeni (Italy) 2008 – 2009
20. Zsolt Erdei (Hungary) 2008 – 2010
21. Krzystof Wlodarczyk (Poland) 2010 – 2014
22. Grigory Drozd (Russia) 2014 – 2015
23. Tony Bellew (UK) 2016 – 2017
24. Mairis Briedis (Latvia) 2017 – 2018
25. Oleksandr Usyk (Ukraine) 2018 –
* Regained

WBC TOP 10 CRUISERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS

1. Evander Holyfield (US)
2. Zsolt Erdei (Hungary)
3. Juan Carlos Gomez (Cuba-Germany)
4. Krzystof Wlodarczyk (Poland)
5. Tony Bellew (GB)
6. Carlos De Leon (P. Rico)
7. Wayne Braithwaite (Guyana)
8. Grigory Drozd (Russia)
9. Anaclet Wamba (France)
10. Jean Marc Mormeck (France)

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE CRUISERWEIGHT DIVISION IN WBC HISTORY

74 cruiserweight world championship bouts have been held in the history of the WBC.
21 world champions have been recognized by the WBC, of whom only two have regained the title: Carlos de Leon (Puerto Rico) three times, Jean Marc Mormeck (France) one time.

MEMORABLE FIGHTS

July 21, 2018 Oleksandr Usyk W12 Murat Gassiev – Moscow, Russia
Jan. 27, 2018 Oleksandr Usyk W12 Mairis Briedis – Riga, Latvia
Apr. 1, 2017 Mairis Briedis W12 Marco Huck – Westfalenhalle, Germany
May 29, 2016 Tony Bellew TKO3 Ilunga Makabu – Liverpool, England
Sep. 27, 2014 Grigory Drozd W12 Krzysztof Wlodarczyk – Moscow, Russia
May 15, 2010 Krzysztof Wlodarczyk TKO8 Giacobbe Fragomeni – Lodz, Poland
Oct. 24, 2008 Giacobbe Fragomeni TW8 Rudolf Kraj – Milan, Italy
Mar. 8, 2008 David Haye TKO2 Enzo Maccarinelli – London, England
Jan. 7, 2006 O’Neil Bell KO10 Jean Marc Mormeck – New York, New York
Apr. 2, 2005 Jean Marc Mormeck W12 Wayne Braithwaite – Worcester, Massachusetts
Oct. 11, 2002 Wayne Braithwaite TKO10 Vincenzo Cantatore – Lombardia, Italy
Feb. 21, 1998 Juan Carlos Gomez W12 Marcelo Fabian Dominguez – Buenos Aires, Argentina
July 25, 1995 Marcelo Fabian Dominguez TKO9 Akim Tafir – Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France
July 20, 1991 Anaclet Wamba TKO11 Massimiliano Duran – Palermo, Sicily
July 27, 1990 Massimiliano Duran WDQ11 Carlos DeLeon – Capo d’Orlando, Sicily
May 17, 1989 Carlos DeLeon TKO9 Sammy Reeson – London, England
Apr. 9, 1988 Evander Holyfield TKO8 Carlos DeLeon – Las Vegas, Nevada
Feb. 24, 1982 Carlos DeLeon TKO8 Marvin Camel – Atlantic City, New Jersey
Mar. 31, 1980 Marvin Camel W15 Mate Parlov – Las Vegas, Nevada
Dec. 8, 1979 Marvin Camel D15 Mate Parlov – Split, Croatia

WBC Statistics by Luis Medina.

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