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The world champion of WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 KO’s) will fight a rematch with compatriot Gilliana white (24-1, 17 KO’s).
Joshua at the end of September in London knocked out Alexander Povetkin (34-2, 24 KO’s) and shut down of obligations to the WBA mandatory title defense. Now the leader of the heavyweight division on the title defense of WBO belt Joshua took possession in March of this year, the decision of the judges beating Joseph Parker (24-2, 18 KO’s).
“WBO is the next mandatory defense, so it all depends on what decision they will make. This issue will be discussed at the Congress in late October. Probably, Gillian white will be the leader of the ranking and become the mandatory Challenger for the belt Joshua.
Then we planned the defense of the IBF title with the winner Hugh fury – Kubrat Pulev. But this fight is unlikely to happen in 2019″, – shared his plans for Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn fighter.First fight Anthony Joshua and Dillian white took place in December 2015, and ended with an early victory of the current world champion. Since then, white has won eight fights in a row, and in the last match sorted out with former world champion Joseph Parker.
Next fight Anthony Joshua will be held on 13 April 2019 in London at Wembley.