Briton Anthony Joshua’s next bout against Kubrat Pulev. The British decided to conduct the defense of the IBF title, where the official candidate is the Bulgarian Pulev.
Kubrat Pulev in his official Facebook posted the news that he will meet with Joshua.
A screenshot of the Facebook page Pulev
The fight should happen in may 2020 in the arena of football club “Besiktas”.
At the moment, the side Joshua has not confirmed the information about the fight. Promoter of the British is the head of Matchroom Boxing Eddie Hearn.
- Joshua’s last fight was held on 7 December. In Saudi Arabia, the British defeated Andy Ruiz, and returned the titles WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO.
- Pulev’s last fight was held on November 9 and defeated the Rydell Booker.
- Joshua and Pulev was supposed to fight in October 2017, but the Bulgarian was injured.
- It is likely that the WBO, which is owned by Joshua will become vacant. In this case, for a title fight Alexander Usik.