Anthony Joshua will make a comeback against Otto Wallin On December 23, in Saudi Arabia, while Deontay Wilder will take on Joseph Parker. These two heavyweight competitors will be competing on the same card.
If both of them come out on top in their fights at the end of the year in Riyadh, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder might be just one victory away from sharing the ring for the first time. A fight is scheduled for 2024.
On the undercard, two British fighters have been given unexpected world title fights. Ellis Zorro is aiming for the IBF cruiserweight title held by Jai Opetaia, while Lyndon Arthur is fighting Dmitry Bivol for the WBA light-heavyweight title.
A number of heavyweight contenders are also competing; in Daniel Dubois’s first fight since a contentious defeat to undisputed champion Oleksandr Usyk in August, he squares off against Jarrell Miller. against that show, Croatia’s Filip Hrgovic—the IBF’s obligatory challenger for Usyk—will take against Australian Mark De Mori.
Parker, Wilder’s opponent is the former world heavyweight champion of New Zealand. Joshua dethroned him in 2018 and after that he lost to Joe Joyce and Dillian Whyte but Parker is still a strong contender.
Anthony Joshua vs Otto Wallin: Date and start time
This heavyweight 12-round match is scheduled for Saturday, December 23.
At the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, one of the deepest cards in boxing history will take place.
Although the event’s timing has not yet been announced, the undercard action is anticipated to begin at 6:00 p.m.
Around 10 p.m. is when the ringwalks for the main event are scheduled to take place.
The main event was supposed to feature Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk, but those preparations were delayed by Fury’s rough fight with Francis Ngannou last month.
Joshua vs Wallin: Undercard
- MAIN EVENT: Anthony Joshua vs Otto Wallin
- Deontay Wilder vs Joseph Parker
- Daniel Dubois vs Jarrell Miller
- Dmitry Bivol vs Lyndon Arthur – for WBA lightweight title
- Jai Opetaia vs Ellis Zorro – for IBF cruiserweight title
- Filip Hrgovic vs Mark de Mori
- Arslanbek Makhmudov vs Agit Kabayel
- Frank Sanchez vs Junior Fa