Anthony Joshua will take on Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium in London and IBF, WBA and IBO heavyweight titles will be on the line. This a mouthwatering fight as IBF world heavyweight champion will defend his title against a legend of the division. The bout is considered as the richest fight in British boxing history where Joshua will bank at least £10m. You can find Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko fight date, broadcaster, tickets and records information below.
The fight between Joshua and Klitschko will take place on 29 April 2017. Promoter Eddie Hearn hopes the fight could generate a record 1.5million pay-per-view buys on Sky Sports Box Office and expected to generate revenue over £30m which will break the record of previous richest-fight, Froch-Groves II which produced £22m. If all the tickets will sell out then 90,000 crowds are expected to attend the event.
Joshua vs Klitschko Fight Details: The richest fight in British boxing will headline the PPV card to be broadcasted by Sky Sports Box Office. The event will feature few decent undercards which will confirm in April next year. The 2012 Olympic champion, Joshua is currently 18-0 as a pro boxer and beats all his opponents via knockout while Klitschko hasn’t fought since the loose fight against Tyson Fury for the WBA, IBF and WBO titles in November 2015.
Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko Fight Date & Details
|DATE||29 April 2017|
|TIME||7pm UK time|
|VENUE||Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom.|
|BROADCASTER||Sky Sports Box Office (PPV)|
Joshua v Klitschko Tickets
A certain amount of fight tickets are expected to go on sale before Christmas but the actual figure is not confirmed. The details about ticket will be released at the official press conference on Wednesday, December 14 at Wembley.
Promoter Eddie Hearn said: “We’re looking to go to 90,000 but at the moment we have permission to sell 80,000. We have to speak to the Major of London to approve that due to the transport issues around that but he does want to bring big fights to the city so we hope he’ll agree.