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

FIGHT fans are in for a feast on August 20 as a night packed full of combat sports awaits.

A host of boxing and MMA events take place across Britain and America.

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.

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


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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,when she takes on Charisa Sigala.

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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 Chris Wade while double Olympic gold medallist Kayla Harrison tops the Copper Box bill.

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.

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.

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.

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