Bulgarian PuEnglish title holder Anthony Joshua will battle Kubrat Pulev at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday 20 June.lev, 38, is the compulsory IBF challenger to take on Joshua, who holds the WBA, IBF and WBO titles.
Anthony Joshua won back the belts with a consistent focuses triumph over Andy Ruiz Jr. in December.
“I am glad to have the chance to show the world how solid I truly am,” said Pulev.
It will be Joshua’s first battle in the UK since beating Alexander Povetkin at Wembley in September 2018.
He was; at first because of battle Pulev at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium in October 2017 yet the Bulgarian pulled back in the wake of enduring a shoulder injury in fighting, with Carlos Takam stepping in to supplant him at 12 days’ notification.
Advertiser Eddie Hearn said a week ago that discussions were; likewise in progress for an all-British unification battle among Joshua and Tyson Fury.