“The place is exceptional, the atmosphere will be electric, I am honored to be the first person to fight in such an impressive place. The stage is set and I am ready to run business. “
Daniel Levy, president of Tottenham Hotspur, said: “This is a huge opportunity for the Tottenham Hotspur stadium – Anthony Joshua is an icon in the sports world and have him fight here in London N17, against a top opponent to Oleksandr Usyk, will be amazing for the Tottenham area. This event will once again demonstrate the stadium’s ability to take the hosting of world-class sporting events to the next level – we can’t wait until September 25th. “
Eddie Hearn, President of Matchroom Sport, said: « Olympic gold against Olympic gold, the unified heavyweight world champion against the undisputed heavyweight world champion, this one has it all and I can’t wait to host this huge event in front of over 60,000 at the beautiful Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25.
A ticket announcement will be made in due course.