Find out everything you need to know about the man in the middle for the eagerly-anticipated bout this weekend
THE boxing world is primed and ready for one of the biggest fights in recent memory, as Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko will go toe-to-toe at Wembley.
The Brit boxer is ready to make his home fans proud at the 90,000-strong arena.
However, he faces the Ukrainian giant who has only ever lost four of his 68 fights – most recently in 2015 at the hands of Tyson Fury.
Keep up to date with ALL the latest boxing news, gossip and rumours.
With the fight expected to be a cracker, referee David Fields will have his work cut out in the ring.
But who is David Fields… find out everything you need to know about the man in the middle for Joshua vs Klitschko.
Who is David Fields?
Fields is an American boxing referee from New Jersey.
He has enjoyed a 17-year career in the sport, most recently refereeing Ricky Lopez’s split-decision win over Pablo Cruz in New York last month.
Who else will be officiating the Joshua vs Klitschko fight?
Event organisers not only named Fields the referee this week, but also the three ringside judges.
Don Trella of the USA, Nelson Vasquez of Puerto Rico and Steve Weisfeld, also of America, will be in control from the sidelines.
They will also watch over the packed undercard, which includes Katie Taylor, Lawrence Okolie and Luke Campbell.
What other huge fights has David Fields refereed?
Despite a 17-year career, Fields has NEVER refereed in England.
His job has taken him to countries including Russia, Germany, Mexico, Canada and Japan… but never Britain.
The only other heavyweight title fight he has overseen was the 2006 showdown between Shannon Briggs and Chris Koval at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York.
Alexis Sanchez slammed for falling to the floor and holding his face after being hit by a throw-in during Arsenal’s 1-0 win over Leicester
zlat’s a nice touch
Zlatan Ibrahimovic turns down £13million offer by Manchester United to pay him while injured
marc of respect
Chelsea have £17m bid for Claudio Marchisio rejected but Juventus would sell midfield star for £25million
Homes under the Jam-mer
James Rodriguez has ‘verbal agreement’ to join United… while wife house hunts in UK
BURN YOUR BRIDGES
Eden Hazard tells pal: ‘I want to win the title with Chelsea… then sign for Real Madrid’
HAIR TODAY GONE TOMORROW
Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini sells six-bed luxury mansion for £2.3m sparking speculation he is set to leave
THE FRAUD SQUADS
Demba Ba’s transfer from West Ham to Newcastle in 2011 ‘sparked HMRC probe as other deals were investigated’
Marveaux ‘caught in tax storm’
Ex-Newcastle star Sylvain Marveaux ‘arrested in France’ as part of tax fraud investigation
Neym your price
Neymar tells pals Man United boss Jose Mourinho is prepared to buy out his £170m Barcelona contract
‘You’re embarrassing yourself’
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez slammed by Carl Frampton and Ben Kay after posting picture of split lip
Palace 0 Tottenham 1: Christian Eriksen keeps title race alive as his screamer moves Spurs four points behind Chelsea
IPL 2017: Indian Premier League schedule, results and fixtures from the 10th edition of the T20 tournament
Jose Mourinho ‘holds talks with Real Madrid star Raphael Varane’ in attempt to lure him to Old Trafford
Premier League bosses BLOCKED Chinese ‘crook’ Gao Jisheng’s £200million takeover bid of Southampton
Kylian Mbappe’s agent reveals Man United are one of just FOUR clubs who can afford Monaco starlet
NOT JOSHING AROUND
When is Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko, how can I get tickets and can I watch it on TV?
United in Europe
What happens if Manchester United win the Europa League AND finish in the top four?