Boxing is finally getting underway again after being delayed by COVID-19 and the Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin match is finally happening. The fight had been set to take place in May 2020, but for safety concerns around the virus, it had been pushed back several months.
Dillian Whyte has defeated his last 11 opponents and is aiming for a heavyweight title in the near future as he battles Povetkin who has won his previous two fights. The match should draw a large audience as fans wait for the sport to get fully underway again — you won't want to miss out on all the action.
Whyte vs Povetkin: When & where
The Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin fight will take place in the U.K. around 10:00 PM Saturday August 22 local time, depending on the length of earlier fights. For those in the U.S. that will be Saturday 5:00 PM ET, or, of course, 2:00 PM PT. The match will broadcast from Essex at the Matchroom Boxing HQ.
How to watch the Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin from anywhere
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How to watch the Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin in the U.K.
The pay-per-view match up of Whyte vs Povetkin is a £19.95 fee for both Sky subscribers and non-subscribers alike. Viewers can watch several different ways by purchasing through Sky Sports Box Office. On a Sky set-top box, the fight will be shown on channel 491 or 492 in HD. It will also be available streaming through the Sky Sports Box Office App, NOW TV app, and Sky's other Windows and Mac desktop apps. On the web you can head to https://sports.skyboxoffice.com to stream the event through a browser.
How to watch the Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin in the U.S.
In the U.S., viewers can subscribe to DAZN to catch all the action. The streaming sport service is available across most smart TVs, and has apps for all the major platforms including iOS, Android, Apple TV, and Fire TV. You can even stream the fight on Xbox or Playstation. Subscriptions start at $99 for a full year of service or $19.99 for the monthly on-demand option.
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