Anthony Joshua’s Fight Against Kubrat Pulev Scheduled For December 12 At London’s O2 Arena
Heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua fight against International Boxing Federation mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev has been scheduled to take place on December 12 at London’s O2 Arena.
The bout between the British-Nigerian heavyweight and the Bulgarian was initially due to take place in June at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Show promoter, Eddie Hearn has however announced December 12 as the new date for the bout.
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, which could pave the way for the Battle of Britain between Joshua and Fury in 2021.