Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is pictured throughout a press convention in Advert Diriyah, a Unesco-listed heritage website, exterior Riyadh. FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP
Anthony Joshua confirmed Monday that he’ll defend his world heavyweight titles towards Kubrat Pulev in London on June 20.
The British boxer posted an image of himself carrying his belts on his Twitter feed with the phrases “June 20th”.
Joshua regained the WBA, IBF and WBO titles with a unanimous factors win over Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia in December.
That victory noticed the Briton avenge the primary defeat of his skilled profession, in New York final June.
Joshua is ready to face Bulgaria’s Pulev on the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in north London.
Pulev, who’s the obligatory challenger for Joshua’s IBF title, pulled out of a scheduled assembly with the Briton in 2017 resulting from damage.
A much-anticipated all-British “superfight” between Joshua and Tyson Fury suffered a setback when American Deontay Wilder mentioned he would set off a clause in his contract for a 3rd assembly with the brand new WBC champion.