Anthony Joshua will defend his world heavyweight titles against Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev at Cradiff’s Pricipality Stadium on Oct 28 his promoters Matchroom have announced today.
Pulev ranked No.1 buy the IBF is the mandatory to AJ’s crown and the seasoned Bulgarian promoter Kalle Sauerland says his man is coming to take the titles.
“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,” Joshua told DAILY SPORT Boxing “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.”