IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will make the first defence of the belt against unbeaten American Dominic ‘Trouble’ Breazeale at the O2 Arena in London on 25th June.
Joshua won the belt when he knocked out Breazeale’s countryman Charles Martin at the same venue in April via a 2nd round KO.
Breazeale brings a good record of 17-0, with 15 wins coming inside the distance and enters the clash on the back of forcing Amir Mansour to retire after five rounds of their clash in January. The Californian is no stranger to London having represented USA in the 2012 Olympic Games, where Joshua won gold.
Both boxers are confident of victory and this week sat face-to-face at the Sky Sports, ‘Gloves are off’ table with former world champ Johnny Nelson asking the questions for an early insight to both boxers mental state at this stage of the build-up to the clash. – Watch video above
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