Full list of undercard fights leading up to the main event of Oleksandr Usyk vs. Daniel Dubois boxing match in 2023.

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Oleksandr Usyk defends his unified heavyweight championship against Daniel Dubois on August 26 at the Tarczynski Arena in Wroclaw, Poland. The 12-round bout, plus undercard action, will be aired by ESPN+ in the U.S. and TNT Sports Box Office in the U.K. 

Usyk (20-0) is a former undisputed cruiserweight champion who decimated the competition before moving to heavyweight. He continued his momentum by comfortably outpointing Anthony Joshua for three world titles in 2021, then repeated the triumph in his first defense. Though the 36-year-old awaits a fight with Tyson Fury, Usyk must ensure he remains champion.  

Dubois (19-1) is ready to create chaos and shake up the heavyweight division. The 25-year-old Brit is on a four-fight win streak and has 18 wins via knockout. Promoter Frank Warren believes his power will be the difference-maker in this fight. 

“After the fight, the result will be the result, no matter what I say. But if I genuinely didn’t think he had a great chance, I would have held up on it, and I wouldn’t have pushed forward for the mandatory defense,” Warren told Sky Sports. “I would’ve held up, but I fancy him big time in the fight. I know that if he catches Usyk, Usyk won’t know what’s hit him. Can he cope with that power?”

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Outside of the main event, several Ukrainian fighters will join Usyk on a card airing the week of Ukrainian Independence Day, and one competitor looks to enhance his family history in boxing.

Here’s a breakdown of the fighters competing before Usyk vs. Dubois. 

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Daniel Dubois undercard

Denys Berinchyk vs. Anthony Yigit

  • Division/Weight: Lightweight
  • Berinchyk record: 17-0
  • Yigit record: 27-3-1
  • Belts at stake: N/A

The co-main event will be Denys Berinchyk vs. Anthony Yigit.

A silver medalist in the 2012 Olympics, Berinchyk (17-0) turned pro in 2015. The Ukrainian has won nine of his fights via knockout, with his last bout a unanimous decision win over Yvan Mendy in December. Outside of boxing, Berinchyk beat Artem Lobov in a bare knuckle bout in July 2021. 

Yigit (27-3-1) turned pro in 2013 and had his 22-fight unbeaten streak snapped in 2018 when he lost to Ivan Baranchyk for the IBF super lightweight title. Since that loss, the 31-year-old has gone 6-2. His last bout was a unanimous decision win against Jacob Quinn in May. 

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Hamzah Sheeraz vs. Dmytro Mytrofanov

  • Division/Weight: TBA
  • Sheeraz record: 17-0
  • Mytrofanov record: 13-0-1
  • Belts at stake: N/A

Up next is Hamzah Sheeraz vs. Dmytro Mytrofanov.

Turning pro in 2017, Sheeraz’s (17-0) last fight was a TKO win against River Wilson-Bent in November when he won the Commonwealth middleweight championship. Sheeraz has been out of action for a few months following hand surgery. 

A bronze medalist in the European Amateur Championships, Mytrofanov (13-0-1) turned pro in 2017. The Ukrainian last fought in April, beating Juan Carlos Rodriguez via unanimous decision.

Aadam Hamed vs. TBA

  • Division/Weight: TBA
  • Hamed record: Debut
  • TBA record: TBA
  • Belts at stake: N/A

Making his pro debut will be Aadam Hamed, the son of former champion “Prince” Naseem Hamed. At 23, he looks to continue the family legacy of thriving in the hurt business. 

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Oleksandr Solomennikov vs. Konrad Czajkowski

  • Division/Weight: Featherweight
  • Solomennikov record: 12-0
  • Czajkowski record: 2-0-1
  • Belts at stake: N/A

Oleksandr Solomennikov faces Konrad Czajkowski.

Solomennikov (12-0) turned pro in 2020, and the 24-year-old has won seven fights via knockout. He won his last bout in January against Jan Gorol via the power punch. 

Czajkowski (2-0-1) turned pro in 2022, competing thrice. His last bout was a knockout win over Jakub Swiderski in November. 

When is Oleksandr Usyk vs. Daniel Dubois?

Usyk vs. Dubois will be on August 26. The main card starts at 2 p.m. ET | 11 a.m. PT | 7 p.m. BST | 4 a.m. AEST. The main event should begin around 5:15 p.m. ET, depending on how long the undercard fights last. 

Region Date Main Card Start Time Main Event Ring Walks (approx.)
USA and Canada (ET) Saturday, August 26 2 p.m. ET 5:15 p.m. ET
USA and Canada (PT) Saturday, August 26 11 a.m. PT 2:15 p.m. PT
UK and Ireland Saturday, August 26 7 p.m. BST 10:15 p.m. BST
Australia Sunday, August 27 4 a.m. AEST 7:15 a.m. AEST

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How to watch Oleksandr Usyk vs. Daniel Dubois

Region TV channel Live streaming
Canada TSN+
UK and Ireland TNT Sports Box Office
Australia Main Event on Kayo

In the U.K., the fight will air on TNT Sports Box Office. In the U.S., the fight will air on ESPN+.

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Oleksandr Usyk vs. Daniel Dubois price: How much does the card cost? 

You can pay $9.99 for a monthly subscription to ESPN+ or buy an annual subscription for $99.99.

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