Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev will weigh in as we speak earlier than they get right down to enterprise contained in the ring on Saturday night time.
Whereas each fighters and their camps are in COVID-19 lockdown bubbles, they may nonetheless maintain the standard pre-fight engagements this week forward their heavyweight conflict.
Giving that this can be a title struggle, there may be loads of give attention to each boxers and their struggle week schedules have been mapped out by Matchroom.
Joshua and Pulev will probably be enterprise loads of media duties and stay exercises earlier than the all-important weigh-in.
Right here’s what they’ll be doing this week…
Joshua v Pulev: Battle week schedule
Thursday noticed the fighters take to their stay press conferences. The pair have been joined by Eddie Hearn and others to discipline questions from the media.
On Friday, the 2 will now come face-to-face on the stay weigh-in which can get underneath approach at 1pm.
This will probably be proven without spending a dime on Matchroom’s YouTube and Fb social media platforms and likewise on Sky Sports activities Major Occasion.
Saturday is struggle day and build-up to the night time’s motion will start at 5pm on Sky Sports activities Field Workplace.
Joshua v Pulev: Undercard
Up and coming cruiserweight Lawrence Okolie will struggle on the undercard as he appears to be like to take his unbeaten skilled document to 15 wins.
Nevertheless, it gained’t be for the vacant WBO cruiserweight title after preliminary opponent Krzysztof Glowacki examined postive for COVID-19 and was pressured to drag out.
Okolie will now tackle Nikodem Jezewski, who’s ranked outdoors the highest 15 by the WBO.
Hughie Fury, cousin of world champion Tyson, will probably be in motion towards Mariusz Wach, who misplaced to Dillian Whyte final 12 months.
- Anthony Joshua v Kubrat Pulev – for WBA (Tremendous), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles
- Lawrence Okolie v Nikodem Jezewski – cruiserweight contest
- Hughie Fury v Mariusz Wach – heavyweight contest
- Martin Bakole v Sergey Kuzmin – for vacant WBC worldwide heavyweight title
- Qais Ashfaq v Ashley Lane – super-bantamweight contest
- Florian Marku v Jamie Stewart – welteweight contest
- Kieron Conway v Macaulay McGowan – super-welterweight contest
Anthony Joshua subsequent struggle: AJ’s lean and muscular physique for Kubrat Pulev conflict constructed by rooster, spinach and shadow-boxing within the sand
Joshua v Pulev: Story of the tape
Joshua – Pulev
Nationality: British – Bulgarian
Age: 31 – 39
Peak: 6ft 6 – 6ft 4
Stance: Orthodox – Orthodox
Attain: 82in – 79in
Document: 23-1-0 – 28-1-0
KOs: 21 – 14
Rounds: 103 – 203
Debut: 10/05/2013 – 19/9/2009
Nickname: AJ – The Cobra