Joshua Buatsi vs. Craig Richards: Date, fight time, TV channel and live stream

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Two British light heavyweights fight on Saturday night at the O2 as they look to move into position for a world title fight.

Undefeated Joshua Buatsi is a former WBA International light heavyweight champion and has held the 175lb British title, and in his last outing beat Ricards Bolotniks back in August 2021.

Craig Richards meanwhile won the British title in December 2020, but lost in a title shot up against Dmitry Bivol in May 2021 before getting back to winning ways against Marek Matyja last October.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Buatsi vs. Richards.

Buatsi vs. Richards fight date, start time

  • Date : Saturday, May 21
  • Time : 7 p.m. BST / 2 p.m. ET 
  • Main event ringwalks (approx):  10.15 p.m. BST / 5.15 p.m. ET

The main card is set to get underway at 7 p.m. BST / 2 p.m. ET  with the main event ringwalks scheduled for 10.15 p.m. BST / 5.15 p.m. ET. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights.

Can I watch Buatsi vs. Richards on DAZN?

The card will stream live on DAZN in over 200 countries across the globe (excluding Mexico).  You can sign up for a subscription here . However if you are in Argentina, Chile and Colombia you must download the DAZN app from the Apple App Store or Android Google Play store and then sign up from there, rather than via web browser.

What devices are supported on DAZN?

DAZN is available on web browsers at DAZN.com  (except Argentina, Chile and Colombia) and also has apps available for all of the following TV and streaming devices:

Mobile Devices TV & Streaming Devices Game Consoles
iPhone, iPad Amazon Fire TV Playstation 4
Android phones, tablets Amazon Fire TV Stick Playstation 5
Amazon Fire tablet Android TV XBox One
  Apple TV XBox Series X | S
  Google Chromecast  
  LG Smart TV, Smartcast  
  Panasonic Smart TV  
  Samsung Smart TV  
  Sony Smart TV  

Where is the Buatsi vs. Richards fight?

The fight will take place at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, London.

Joshua Buatsi record and bio

  • Nationality:  British
  • Date of birth: March 14, 1993
  • Height: 6' 2"    
  • Reach: 74"   
  • Total fights: 15
  • Record: 15-0 (13 KOs)   

Craig Richards record and bio

  • Nationality:  British
  • Date of birth:  April 30, 1990
  • Height: 6' 1"    
  • Reach: 73"
  • Total fights:  20
  • Record: 17-2-1 (10 KOs)   

Buatsi vs. Richards fight card

  • Joshua Buatsi vs. Craig Richards; Light heavyweight
  • Chantelle Cameron vs. Victoria Moelia Bustos; WBC and IBF world super lightweight titles
  • Alen Babic vs. Adam Balski; Heavyweight
  • Robbie Davies Jr. vs. Javier Molina; for Davies' WBA Continental super lightweight title
  • Ellie Scotney vs. Maria Cecilia Roman; for Scotney's WBA Intercontinental super bantamweight title
  • Cheavon Clarke vs. Pawel Martyniuk; Cruiserweight
  • Cyrus Pattinson vs. Dimitri Trenei; Welterweight
  • John Hedges vs. Robert Balturu; Light-heavyweight
  • Shiloh Defreitas vs. Iliyan Markov; Welterweight

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