It has been announced Britain’s Anthony Joshua’s will be fighting against Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on 29 April.
Anthony Joshua successfully defended his IBF heavyweight title with a third-round knockout of Eric “Drummer Boy” Molina in Manchester.
This was the second time this year that Joshua was defending his IBF title former contender being Dominic Breazeale. American contender Molina was punched out in the third round with a short right before the referee called it off.
After the fight, Joshua said that he took Molina out like he should. He was slow, patient and calculating. Joshua added that when you are dealing with someone who is not giving you many gaps you had to create them. As soon as he found it, he managed to deliver accurately and knocked Molina out.
The 27-year-old now has 18 knockouts in a professional boxing career. Also, Joshua won IBF heavyweight title from Charles Martin in April 2016.
Both fighters look forward to the fight
The promoter Eddie Hearn officially announced to the 21,000 fans who had stayed after midnight and that Wladimir Klitschko will compete against Anthony Joshua at Wembley Stadium on 29 April.
Anthony Joshua said that he move on to a bigger arena where more people can view it. Moreover, he said “This is the step-up people away always wanted, Klitschko is desperate to get his belt back. May the best man win. Joshua will be focused on himself; that’s how he is going to beat Wladimir Klitschko.”
Wladimir Klitschko told Joshua is the best man in the division and this excitement speaks for itself. He said, “This is what people want, and this fight got to happen.” Ukrainian also added that his 26 years of knowledge in this sport would help him in the ring and said “AJ has done his job. I’m happy he won, my wish was fulfilled. There is now another fight left to do but this one between us.”
It will be the clash between vigor and experience.