Anthony Joshua to defend his World Heavyweight Title at Wembley this Saturday

World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua will this Saturday (22nd of September, 2018) defend his World Heavyweight Title against Russian Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium.

Joshua currently holds the WBA 'Super', IBF and WBA titles with 21 wins which include victory over Russian Wladimir Klitschko, Joseph Parker and Dillian Whyte.

The fight against Povetkin is seen as a fight against the Russian State as the country President Vidimir Putin is also in full support of his country man to beat the Britain.

Povetkin Manager  Vadim Kornilov also spoke about Russia President love for sports and Alexander Povetkin he said, "the President (Vladimir Putin) has not yet been to his fights but he is definitely a big sports fan. He is also a fan of Alexander and he helps with many things."

The fight will hold on Saturday evening by 18:00GMT (7:00pm West Africa Standard Time) at Wembley Stadium.
Boxers Profile and Fights Statistics
Anthony Joshua - Alexander Povetkin
28 Age 38
21 Fights 35
21 Won 34
20 By KO 24
0 Drawn 0
0 Lost 1
77 Rounds 224
6'6" Height 6'2"
Anthony Joshua next fight could be against Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder.

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