Kubrat Pulev Apologizes for Anthony Joshua’s ‘Tan’ Comment as Fight Date Set | sport


Anthony Joshua will defend his world heavyweight titles against Kubrat Pulev at 02 Arena in London on December 12, his first fight in a year.Confirmation of the rescheduled fight – Joshua’s first since he beat Andy Ruiz Jr in points to regain his titles last December – comes after Pulev apologized for referring to Joshua’s skin color during the ‘a press conference in Bulgaria earlier this week.

Asked about his opponent’s strengths, Pulev said: “I would say he undeniably has a very powerful punch… [and] her tan is better than mine. The mandatory challenger has since apologized, saying his comments were “taken out of context.”


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