Andy Ruiz Jr v Anthony Joshua 2 - Clash on the Dunes, IBF, WBA, WBO & IBO World Heavyweight Title Fight
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After the global COVID-19 pandemic threw boxing into chaos, the showdown between WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev began to tumble down the sport’s schedule. Now, Matchroom Boxing’s Eddie Hearn says his team is targeting a Dec. 12 showdown in London’s O2 Arena.

That plan still hinges on finalizing the terms with Pulev and things staying on track for fans to be in attendance. But, either way, Hearn said Joshua will put his unified titles on the line before the end of 2020.

“Anthony Joshua will fight this year regardless,” Hearn told ESPN. “We have applied, ourselves, for a test event with the…

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