Source: Matchroom Boxing

Tonight DAZN fall "Fight Season" promotion rolls into Chicago with the heavyweight debut of a heavily accomplished fighter. You can see his debut as he moves up from cruiserweight when you watch Usyk vs. Witherspoon streaming exclusively on DAZN.

When is the Usyk vs. Witherspoon fight?

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Chazz Witherspoon will take place on Saturday, Oct. 12 from the at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. DAZN will have the live stream broadcast beginning at with the Undercard fights at 7 p.m. Eastern time. That will be followed by the Main card will start at 9 p.m. Eastern, and the Main Event of Usyk vs. Witherspoon should start around 11 p.m. Eastern.

Usyk vs. Witherspoon — The Main Event Preview

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Oleksandr "The Cat" Usyk (16-0) is one of the most accomplished boxers active today. His combination of excellent amatuer record and undefeated professional career rivals another great Ukrainian boxer, Vasyl Lomachenko. Usyk won his first title in 2014, and became the undisputed cruiserweight champion in 2018. This year, he left that division, and those belts behind and he is making the move up one class to heavyweight. Usyk was originally supposed to debut as a heavyweight against Carlos Takam in a DAZN event back in May, but he suffered an injury. Although his opponent, the location, and the date have all changed, Usyk remains focused on becoming as great as a pro heavyweight as he has any other stage in his boxing life.

Chazz Witherspoon (38-3) is a long time heavyweight who has never been able to break through at the highest levels. Witherspoon had several chances to win regional championships, like the Continental Americas Title, but has had little success title success beyond that. His fight against Usyk will be his highest profile match ever, but he enters the fight riding an eight fight win streak. Can Witherspoon deliver another major upset in a year which has had several other unexpected results in the ring?

Usyk discusses his move up to heavyweight.

Usyk vs. Witherspoon Schedule and Fight Card

Here's the schedule for Saturday's streaming boxing event exclusively on DAZN

  • Undercards: 7 p.m. Eastern
  • Main card: 9 p.m. Eastern
  • Usyk vs. Witherspoon: approx. 11 p.m. Eastern

The full fight card, as always subject to change, is as follows:

  • Oleksandr Usyk (16-0) vs. Chazz Witherspoon (38-3)
  • Dmitry Bivol (16-0) vs. Lenin Castillo (20-2-1)
  • Anthony Sims Jr. (19-0) vs. Morgan Fitch (19-3-1)
  • Jessica McCaskill (7-2) vs. Erica Farias (26-3)
  • Charles Conwell (10-0) vs. Patrick Day (17-3-1)
  • TJ Doheny (21-1) vs. Jesus Martinez (26-9)
  • Reshat Mati (3-0) vs. Norfleet Stitts (1-4)
  • Jenna Thompson (1-2-1) vs. Summer Lynn (debut)
  • Josh Hernandez (9-2) vs. Giovanni Mioletti (17-0)
  • Arthur Biyarslanov vs. Tyrome Jones (4-5-1)
  • Otha Jones III (3-0) vs. Eric Manriquez (7-8-1)

How to watch Usyk vs. Witherspoon on DAZN

DAZN is a sports streaming service that offers an alternative to pay-per-view. In the past, Usyk vs. Witherspoon might be part of a single expensive Pay-Per-View or on a premium movie channel you didn't really want. Now DAZN offers this fight night plus more boxing, MMA, and soccer as part of their regular subscription. DAZN also has ChangeUp, a nightly live look-in show for MLB, and The Pat McAfee Show daily. With over 100 fights per year, including major promotions from Bellator, Golden Boy Promotions, Matchroom USA and World Boxing Super Series, Combate Americas, DAZN is one of the main destinations for boxing and MMA.

DAZN is available to stream on the devices you already have. You can use Android, iPhone or iPad to use mobily. You can also watch DAZN on the big screen using any of the following devices:

  • Android TV
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  • LG smart TVs
  • Samsung smart TVs
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How much will Usyk vs. Witherspoon cost on DAZN?

DAZN is available for $20 per month, or $99 per year. Boxing fans have a lot of major events to look forward to on DAZN. That includes Canelo vs Kovalev on November 2, the highly anticipated rematch of Ruiz vs. Joshua on December 7, as well as the big Prograis vs. Taylor title match on October 26. MMA fans will find a full schedule on DAZN too. The Welterweight Grand Prix finals will take place at Bellator 232, with MacDonald vs. Lima 2 for the Welterweight World Title, October 26 only on DAZN. Sign up today and you can watch Usyk vs. Witherspoon this Saturday, October 12.

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