Anthony Joshua v Kubrat Pulev as he set to defend his World Heavyweight Titles in Cardiff October 28

Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF, WBA and IBO heavyweight titles against the Bulgarian Kubrat Pulevon in Cardiff   on Saturday, October 28 the bout comes six months after Joshua knock out Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium in April, to add the WBA title to the IBF belt he claimed in 2016.

The bout at the Principality Stadium will be the first heavyweight world title fight in Wales since Lennox Lewis fought Frank Bruno for the WBC strap in October 1993.

“I have been eager to get back in the ring since Wembley,” said Joshua, 27.

“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.”

BBC sport report that,Kubrat Pulev said,”Anthony is a formidable opponent,”.

“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.”

According to Joshua, ‘I have been eager to get back in the ring since Wembley. 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’.

His new opponent, Pulev is a 36-years old mandatory challenger for Joshua’s IBF title

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