Joshua meets Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25 – .

Joshua meets Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25 – .

Joshua, who announced the fight by touring the stadium – walking on the rooftop and visiting the iconic Golden Cockerel on the Dare Skywalk attraction, before meeting Club legend Ledley King at the pitch – said : “The date is fixed and we are totally locked up. On September 25, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, I put everything on the line and it’s time to defend my crown. We are two Olympic gold medalists who fought to the top and never avoided challenges.
“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.


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