Joshua vs Klitschko Sells Out Wembley This Week
Jan 22 2017 7:25 PM

Joshua vs Klitschko Sells Out Wembley This Week – Wembley Arena, The UK’s 80,000-plus seat arena will be outfitted for boxing on April 23rd as IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua defends his title against former champion Wladimir Klitschko.

Promoter Eddie Hearn has indicated that he will be looking to break the modern record for boxing attendance in England with this fight, and there is talk of the potential to pack closer to 90,000 people into the building come April. Hearn has managed the 26-year-old 2012 Olympic gold medalist Joshua since he turned professional and Joshua is considered to be “ahead of schedule” in terms of career path, having won a world title in just his sixteenth pro fight.

Fighting Klitschko, who dominated the heavyweight division for nearly a decade, is seen as the biggest challenge out there for Joshua at this time. Down the line, a match-up between Joshua and undefeated Tyson Fury could potentially threaten this fight’s box office take, should the former champion Fury elect to mount a comeback.

 

Joshua vs Klitschko Sells Out Wembley This Week

In this latest TBC report we are joined by our analyst Ray Flores to take a closer look at Anthony Joshua’s forthcoming IBF title defense against Wladimir Klitchko. Joshua is coming off a 2016 that saw him move firmly to the forefront of the heavyweight division and this April showdown with Klitschko has the makings of one of 2017’s biggest fights. Check out what Ray had to say.

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Joshua vs Klitschko Sells Out Wembley

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