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ANTHONY JOSHUA returns to the ring this weekend to face Bulgarian heavyweight Kubrat Pulev.
Joshua, 31, was initially set to combat Pulev, 39 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium again in June however the bout was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. And earlier than the competition the fighters will weigh in…
Anthony Joshua is making ready for Kubrat PulevCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
When is the weigh in?
- The weigh in takes place on Friday, December 11, the day earlier than the combat.
- It’s set to get underway from 1pm GMT.
- Sky Sports Boxing YouTube web page will probably be streaming the motion whereas it can even be proven on Sky Sports activities Information.
When is Joshua vs Pulev?
- Joshua vs Pulev is on Saturday, December 12.
- Wembley Enviornment, with 1,000 socially-distanced followers in attendance, performs host.
- The ring walks for the large combat are anticipated round 10.30pm GMT, although this will depend on the size of the undercard bouts.
How do the fighters evaluate?
What stay stream and TV channel is it on?
Joshua vs Pulev will probably be broadcast stay on Sky Sports Box Office.
The occasion will price £24.95 to buy.
Who’s combating on the undercard?
Promoter Eddie Hearn is searching for a substitute for Lawrence Okolie after Krzysztof Glowacki examined constructive for coronavirus.
The pair have been set to fight for the vacant WBO world cruiserweight title, although Hearn says Okolie will nonetheless be on the cardboard towards a late substitute.
- Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev (WBA, IBF, WBO heavyweight title)
- Lawrence Okolie vs TBA (cruiserweight)
- Hughie Fury vs Mariusz Wach (heavyweight)
- Martin Bakole vs Sergey Kuzmin (heavyweight)
- Florian Marku vs Alex Fearon (weltwerweight)
- Souleymane Cissokho vs Kieron Conway (light-middleweight)
- Qais Ashfaq vs Ashley Lane (super-bantamweight)
What have they stated?
Joshua: “December 12 is the [fight] date and as soon as once more the heavyweight belts go up within the air.
“It’s my sole focus to make it possible for come December 13 they’re of their rightful place within the UK.”
Pulev: “There isn’t a means again, no postponement, no rescheduling! Let the higher one win!”