Anthony Joshua’s Fight Against Kubrat Pulev scheduled For December 12
The fight Between Anthony Joshua and IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev has been scheduled to hold on December 12 at London’s O2 Arena
The fight between the British-Nigerian heavyweight and the Bulgarian was initially meant to take place in June at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The rescheduling was revealed by promoter Eddie Hearn.
‘Yes, December 12 at the O2 is the plan for AJ,’ Hearn told Boxing Scene.
Sports promoter John Wirt, who co-promotes Pulev with Top Rank, added:
‘We are happy that the fight appears to be back on track and that we have a new date and site.
‘There is still some tweaking to do on the contract but we are optimistic it should be concluded this week
According to talkSPORT, Tyson Fury’s trilogy clash with Deontay Wilder could take place a week later after Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev’s fight. The much-anticipated showdown reportedly could be held on December 19
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