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Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Oleksandr Usyk kicks-off incredible night of combat sports including UFC and bare-knuckle

, Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Oleksandr Usyk kicks-off incredible night of combat sports including UFC and bare-knuckle

FIGHT fans are in for an almighty treat on August 20 as a night of combat sports lay in store.

A host of boxing and MMA commence across Britain and America.

Anthony Joshua was beaten by Oleksandr Usyk last September

But with so much on offer, fans may be forced to pick and choose what they watch live.

With the help of SunSport, we break down the blockbuster night of bouts.

Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua 2, Saudi Arabia

Joshua, 32, rematches the Ukrainian pound-for-pound great, 35, in Jeddah, following his loss last September.

For most, this is the pick of the night, with AJ potentially fighting to save his career and regain the heavyweight belts.

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On the undercard, ex-world champion Badou Jack features, as does Callum Smith and even YouTuber Money Kicks – real name Rashed Belhasa.

Oleksander Usyk and Anthony Joshua rematch in Saudi Arabia

BKFC 27: Michael Venom Page vs Mike Perry, London

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship make their UK debut at Wembley Arena.

Headlining is Bellator MMA star Venom Page, 35, against ex-UFC welterweight Mike Perry, 30.

Former UFC contender-turned pro wrestler Paige VanZant, 28, also returns in her third BKFC fight, looking for a first win.

, Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Oleksandr Usyk kicks-off incredible night of combat sports including UFC and bare-knuckleMichael Venom Page and Mike Perry ahead of their BKFC clash

Professional Fighters League semi-finals, London

Also making their first trip across the pond is the PFL, MMA’s only league which consists of qualification and knockout rounds.

London hosts the third and final semis of the year where the men’s featherweights and women’s lightweights are in action.

Manchester’s Brendan Loughnane faces bitter American rival while double Olympic gold medallist Kayla Harrison tops the Copper Box bill.

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, Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Oleksandr Usyk kicks-off incredible night of combat sports including UFC and bare-knuckleBrendan Loughnane fights Chris Wade in his PFL semi-final

UFC 278: Usman vs Edwards 2, Salt Lake City

A potentially historic night for British MMA awaits as Leon Edwards, 30, rematches welterweight title holder Kamaru Usman, 35, in Utah.

Not since Michael Bisping, 44, has a UFC fighter from these shores held the gold, and there has not been once since.

Usman beat Edwards in 2015 but a lot has changed since then, meanwhile Paulo Costa and Luke Rockhold co-headlining with Jose Aldo also returning.

, Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Oleksandr Usyk kicks-off incredible night of combat sports including UFC and bare-knuckle
Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards rematch at UFC 278

Adrien Broner vs Omar Figueroa Jr, Florida

Broner – nicknamed The Problem – is back after over a year out of the ring and fights Figueroa.

The four-division champ beat Jovanie Santiago in February 2021 but troubles outside the ring left him sidelined.

Broner, 33, is looking for one more crack at the big time and his personality and flashy style is still a big hit with fans.

, Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Oleksandr Usyk kicks-off incredible night of combat sports including UFC and bare-knuckleAdrien Broner makes his return against Omar Figueroa Jr

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