IBF champion will put his belt on the line against the heavyweight division’s dethroned king on home soil
ANTHONY JOSHUA and Wladimir Klitschko will clash for the world heavyweight title – in the biggest boxing event ever staged in Britain.
The big-punching rivals will meet in the ring at Wembley Stadium, with capacity for the first extended to allow 90,000 to be there to witness it.
IBF champion Joshua, 27, made his second title defence against Eric Molina in Manchester.
And he will now put his belt on the line against the division’s dethroned king on home soil.
Klitschko has not fought since losing his titles to Brit Tyson Fury in Germany in 2015.
When does Anthony Joshua fight Wladimir Klitschko?
Joshua v Klitschko will take place at Wembley Stadium on April 29.
The hotly-anticipated bout will have a star-studded undercard which has not been fully revealed yet.
AJ will put his IBF heavyweight title on the line against former champion Klitschko.
How can I get tickets for Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko?
The first 50,000 General admission tickets sold out in no time upon their release but some are available on secondary sites at much more than face value, with a further 30,000 taken up in corporate and other packages.
The fight is expected to become the richest fight in British history and could take around £8million in gate receipts alone.
Promoter Eddie Hearn has secured a licence for a further 10,000 tickets, taking the total capacity for the fight to 90,000.
These tickets will go on sale at 10am on Wednesday 1 February from StubHub.
How much will Joshua v Klitschko tickets cost?
The cheapest seats available are in the upper tier at Wembley Stadium, costing £40.
Those in the lower tier are priced at £60 and £80.
No other individual tickets are available, although there are still a limited amount of coach and ticket packages available HERE
What is Joshua’s record?
Joshua turned professional after winning gold at the London 2012 Olympics and has gone from strength to strength stopping all of his 18 opponents inside the distance.
No one has been able to live with the huge 6ft 6ins Watford born boxer, as beaten Molina confirmed.
Only Dillian Whyte and Dominic Breazeale have given Joshua anything to think about with both fighters lasting seven rounds.
What is Klitschko’s record?
The Ukrainian is a fellow Olympic champ having taken gold at Atlanta 96.
Klitschko went unbeaten from 2004 to 2015, when he was stunned by Brit Tyson Fury.
Coming into the Wembley bout, the former champ – who has not boxed since losing his titles – has 64 wins in 68 fights with 53 KO’s.
Who is on the undercard for Anthony Joshua vs
Scott Quigg faces Viorel Simion as the Brit boxes for only the second time at featherweight.
He will defend his WBA international title he picked up in December.
Luke Campbell will face Darleys Perez in an eliminator for the No1 position in the WBA.
Olympians Lawrence Okolie, Josh Kelly and Joe Cordina will all get a chance on the undercard.
Katie Taylor is also rumoured to have a fight after racing to a 4-0 record this year.
What are the latest odds for Joshua’s fight with Klitschko?
Sun Bets is offering 4-6 on Joshua to win on home soil with Klitschko rated at 6-5.
Predicting a draw in the narrow would come at huge odds of 33-1.
The odds will change as the fight draws closer so follow this link for up-to-date markets.
Where can I watch AJ vs Klitschko?
You can watch the whole evening’s boxing, including a packed under card, on Sky Box Office HD. More details about the coverage are yet to be released
You can purchase the event for around £17.
For more information, or to book, go to www.sky.com
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