WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO VS. ANTHONY JOSHUA IS OFFICIAL
Manchester, UK (December 10th, 2016)– After Anthony Joshua made easy work of Eric Molina in Manchester, Eddie Hearn announced that Joshua vs. Klitschko is official. Anthony Joshua finished Eric Molina in round 3 of a one sided battle where Molina backed up the entire fight. Video highlights are included below.
Klitschko joined Joshua in the ring immediately after the contest and asked the crowd if they wanted to see two former Olympic champions face each other. The showdown will be for the IBF and the vacant World Boxing Association title. “He’s a great champ and I respect him. He wants the belts back, so let’s get it on. This fight has to happen,” said Joshua.
“We move on to a bigger arena, more people can view it. This is the step up people have wanted. Klitschko wants his belts back, may the best man win.”
“I focus on myself, that’s how I beat Wladimir Klitschko.”
“He is the best man in the division and I believe this excitement speaks for itself. This is what the fans want and this fight must happen.
“I’ve been doing this 26 years and have a lot of knowledge which will help me in the ring.”
Klitschko vs. Joshua will take place at the Wembley Arena in London on April 29th.
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