Just months ago Devin Haney became the first undisputed lightweight champion since 1990. And now, the American has to take on George Kambosos Jr a second time on home turf. Main event ring walks are expected to take place at 1.30pm, AEDT, 10.30 pm ET and 3.30 am BST (Sunday morning). The fight is PPV in Australia, but is part of a regular subscription on ESPN/ESPN+ and Sky Sports in the US and UK respectively – and there's even a way to stream for absolutely free. Here's how to watch a Haney vs Kambosos Jr 2 live stream from wherever you are.
Date: Saturday 15th October 2022
Venue: Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia
Ring walks: 3.30pm AEDT (Sun) / 10.30pm ET / 3.30am BST (Sun)
FREE US stream: Hulu Live (7-day free trial) / ESPN cable
Watch anywhere: Try ExpressVPN
AUS stream: Kayo Sports (AU$59.95 pay-per-view)
This June, Haney proved more than a match for the then-defending champion, and this clause-invoked round two sees the undisputed champ cross the Pacific once more – this time to defend.
Could a surprise be on our hands? If The Dream manages to keep the Australian at bay with his superior reach, controlled jabs and punishing counters like last time, it seems unlikely. However, with the will of a home crowd behind Kambosos Jr, anything could happen.
If the media is to be believed, should Kambosos notch another loss in Melbourne it would be his last time setting foot into the ring as a professional. At 29 with an admirable record of 20-1 he's no journeyman, but claiming the undisputed title is likely to both cast a sheen on his name and keep him around for another few bouts.
The big fight (Sunday in Australia) is a AU$59.95 pay-per-view in Oz. US viewers can stream the action free with a 7-day trial of Hulu Live or watch on ESPN. In the UK, Sky Sports will be showing the fight, with subscription and PAYG options through Sky and Now. Make sure you know how to watch a Haney vs Kambosos Jr live stream from where you are.
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What happened last time?
Coming into the first bout, George Kambosos Jr held the WBA (Super), IBF, IBO and Ring magazine lightweight world titles, after his David and Goliath defeat of Teofimo Lopez, who in turn had conquered the great Vasiliy Lomachenko in his previous fight.
Devin Haney, meanwhile, retained his WBC strap with a wide points victory last time out against Jojo Diaz. His lightning hand speed and slick movement came to the fore in beating three-time world champion Jorge Linares two fights before via unanimous decision for the best scalp on his record.
When it came to blows between the two at The Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Haney quashed what few doubters he had left. Despite a typically more cautious approach than his 15 wins by KO might suggest, The Dream comfortably rode out the 12 rounds and secured an emphatic unanimous decision win.
However, despite a clear disparity of skill on the night, the fight contract demanded an immediate rematch in Australia should Kambosos lose – and tonight's bout is just that.
Watch a Haney vs Kambosos Jr free live stream
Kambosos Jr vs Haney is available in the States on the ESPN cable channel, but you can watch a free live stream of the fight through cable-cutting service Hulu Live thanks to the 7-day free trial of Hulu Live.
Away from the US right now?
US nationals can access Hulu Live from anywhere by using a VPN.
We recommend ExpressVPN, which comes with a risk-free 30-day money back guarantee. Full details below.
In the UK, there are no free trials but you can watch the fight for a reasonable £11.98 with a Now TV Sports Pass.
Watch a Haney vs Kambosos Jr live stream from abroad with a VPN
Even if you have subscribed to the relevant Haney vs Kambosos Jr rights holders, you won't be able to access these streaming services when outside your own country. The service will know your location based on your IP address, and will automatically block your access.
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) helps you get around this obstacle. A VPN creates a private connection between your device and the internet, such that the servers and services you’re accessing aren’t aware of what you’re doing. All the information passing back and forth is entirely encrypted.
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Watch Haney vs Kambosos Jr live stream in UK
Boxing fans in the UK will be able to watch Haney vs Kambosos Jr on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action in HD. Take a look at the best Sky TV deals if you're interested in signing up and watching this fight and many more in top quality.
Even without a Sky subscription, fans can stream the amazing sport that Sky Sports have to offer with a Now day pass (£12) or monthly pass (£34). Just make sure you've got your VPN handy if you're stuck abroad.
BT Sport customers can also enjoy the Haney vs Kambosos Jr fight so long as they're subscribed to the BT Sport Big Bundle which includes the Sky Sports channels as well as the BT ones. You can add it to your BT package for £40 per month.
Out of the country this weekend? UK nationals travelling abroad can access their Sky Sports or Now TV package from where they are with a VPN. Details just above.
Aus: Watch Haney vs Kambosos Jr live stream
In Australia, Haney vs Kambosos Jr is a Foxtel and Kayo Sports Main Event pay-per-view
The PPV costs AU$59.95 and includes a number of re-runs, should you miss the big fight. Ring walks will be at approximately 2.30pm AEST on Sunday afternoon.
Don't forget: boxing fans in the US can stream the action live free with a FuboTV 7-day free trial.
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Haney vs Kambosos Jr 2 full card
Devin Haney vs George Kambosos Jr – WBO, WBA (Super), WBC, IBF and Ring Magazine lightweight world title
Jason Moloney vs. Nawaphon Kaikanha – WBC Bantamweight Eliminator
Andrew Moloney vs. Norbelto Jimenez – Junior Bantamweights
Cherneka Johnson vs. Susie Ramadan – Johnson’s IBF Women’s Junior Featherweight title
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