Anthony Joshua will defend his World Heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev live on Sky Sports Box Office & Showtime Boxing. The event will take place at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on October 28th.
Joshua returns to the ring after is fight against Wladimir Klitschko that took place this past April. Joshua became the IBF IBO WBA Super World Heavyweight champion after knocking out Klitschko in the 11th round. Anthony Joshua not only proved he had a hard chin but a missile of a right hand. Currently undefeated with a straight 100% KO ration, Joshua stands at 6'6" tall. The unbeaten Olympic gold medal boxer will now take on his IBF mandatory Pulev, the Bulgarian rated number one in the IBF facing his second world title challenge having faced Klitschko for the IBF title in November 2014.
Kubrat Pulev, is coming off five straight wins since losing to Wladimir Klitschko in 2011 where he was knocked out in five. In his last fight he won against Kevin Johnson by a UD, scores Stefano Carozza 119-109 | Yordan Ezekiev 120-108 | Jean-Louis Legland 120-108.
“October 28 can’t come soon enough, I have been eager to get back in the ring since Wembley and now we are confirmed and ready,” said Joshua. “I’ll be locked away focusing on fight number 20 for the next eight weeks. I am excited to experience the atmosphere in a sold out Principality Stadium and aim to give the fans a spectacular night.”
“Anthony is a formidable opponent,” said Pulev. “We will not hug and hold, we will not run; we will stand and fight. His style fits mine perfectly and in boxing, styles make fights. My preparation will be very intense, and I will be perfectly ready when I enter the ring so that he will have no chance to beat me.”