Anthony Joshua (23-1, 21 KO) will be back in action later today (Sat., Dec. 12, 2020) live on DAZN from inside The SSE Arena in London, England, to defend his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight title against Bulgarian power puncher Kubrat Pulev (28-1, 14 KO).
Joshua, 31, is coming off a unanimous decision win in a rematch with Andy Ruiz last December. Remember, Joshua lost to Ruiz in a massive TKO upset in June of 2019 and needed to reclaim his hoard of heavyweight title belts. Now that Joshua is back in the driver’s seat he’ll look to defend his crown against Pulev, winner of eight straight dating back to a knockout loss to Wladimir Klitschko in 2014.
As for the fight itself, Joshua is understandably the heavy betting favorite (-1000). Many consider Joshua to be the best pound-for-pound heavyweight boxer in the world today — even despite his loss to Ruiz last year — but Joshua has to win to keep that label next to his name entering 2021. Joshua will have the size advantage over Pulev, but we’ve seen the English heavyweight run into trouble against smaller competition before.
Fight fans won’t want to miss the action as Joshua tries to lock up a meeting with fellow heavyweight great Tyson Fury sometime next year. Check below for the full viewing details for ‘Joshua vs. Pulev’ later today on DAZN:
- Saturday, December 12, 2020 from The SSE Arena in London, England
- Main card begins at 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT
- “Joshua vs. Pulev” main event begins around 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT
- “Joshua vs. Pulev” main card can be viewed through the DAZN network. Subscriptions run $19.99 per month.
- For U.S. viewers, DAZN can be broadcast directly on your television via Chromecast, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, LG Smart TV, Samsung TV, Apple TV, PlayStation, or Xbox.
Heavyweight: Anthony Joshua (C) vs. Kubrat Pulev
Junior-Heavyweight: Lawrence Okolie vs. Nikodem Jezewski
Heavyweight: Hughie Fury vs. Mariusz Wach
Heavyweight: Martin Bakole vs. Sergey Kuzmin
Middleweight: Kieron Conway vs. Macaulay McGowan
Welterweight: Florian Marku vs. Jamie Stewart
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE coverage of the main event. The DAZN broadcast kicks off at 1 p.m. ET, with Joshua and Pulev likely to make the walk closer to 5 p.m. ET.