Here is everything you need to know about AJ’s mandatory challenger ahead of their bout at the Principality Stadium
KUBRAT PULEV is the next man to face the formidable and unstoppable Anthony Joshua at the Principality Stadium.
Pulev is the mandatory challenger to the heavyweight champion and the two will lock horns later this year.
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When is Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev?
Anthony Joshua will take on Kubrat Pulev on October 28, after the IBF declared that he had to face the mandatory challenger before December 2 or lose the belt.
The fight will take place at the Principality Stadium, better known as the Millennium Stadium.
Ticket information will be available in due course.
Who is Kubrat Pulev?
The boxer’s full name is Kubrat Venkov Pulev and he is 36 years old.
He was born in Sofia, Bulgaria, and is one of the country’s biggest stars and he has almost 500,000 likes on his Facebook page.
And the 6ft 4in boxer has a reach of 80in and boxes with an orthodox stance.
? Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev – Betting tips ?
Anthony Joshua defends his heavyweight titles against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev on October 28 – here’s our view on the fight…
- DIAMOND – AJ to win by KO, TKO or DQ in the First Round: “AJ is known for his devastating power and boasts an astonishing 100 per cent knockout record.” (10/1 – add to your betslip)
- NEXT BEST – Joshua to win by KO, TKO or DQ in the Seventh Round: “Pulev is experienced and may hold his own for the first half of the fight.” (8/1 – add to your betslip)
- LONG-SHOT – Pulev to win KO, TKO or DQ: “He’s a massive underdog but heavyweight fights throw up a shock every once in a while.” (12/1 – add to you betslip)
What is his boxing record?
The Bulgarian boxer who has lost just once in 26 fights – a fifth round knockout against Wladimir Klitschko.
Despite only turning professional at the age of 28, he held the European heavyweight title twice between 2012 and 2016.
His fight against AJ will be his first professional bout in the UK after boxing in Germany for the majority of his career, fighting 21 times.
Who else has he fought in the world of boxing?
After having his first professional fight in 2009, Pulev’s biggest opponent is Klitschko.
He has defeated Matt Skelton as well as Dereck Chisora and Kevin Johnson who have both lost to AJ.
He won the vacant WBA Inter-Continental heavyweight title against Samuel Peter in December last year.
Who is he dating?
While being one of Bulgaria’s biggest sportsmen, he is dating a fellow star in the shape of pop-folk singer Andrea.
The stunning singer has won over 30 awards in her career as well as winning several beauty pageants as a teenager.
She has released four albums in her career, with her first being released in 2008 and her most recent in 2012.
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