Joshua vs Pulev: 70,000 Tickets Sold!
(September 13th) Yesterday a record-breaking 70,000 tickets have been sold for Anthony Joshua's world heavyweight title showdown against Kubrat "Cobra" Pulev at Cardiff's Principality Stadium.
The highly anticipated heavyweight championship event, to be broadcast LIVE on Sky Sports Box Office, has become the fastest-selling sporting show at the stadium.
Watford, Hertfordshire, UK’s 2012 Super Heavyweight Gold Medalist, IBF and WBA Heavyweight Champion Joshua, 19-0, 19Ko’s attempts to record his 20th straight knockout victory when he takes on Sofia, Bulgaria’s Pulev, 25-1, 13Ko’s unbeaten in his last six bouts going back to 2014 in his only defeat a 5th round KO loss to “AJ’s” last victim Wladimir Klitschko.
(September 5th) Watford, Hertfordshire, UK’s 2012 Olympic Gold medalist Anthony “AJ” Joshua will defend his IBF and WBA Heavyweight titles October 28th at Principality Stadium, formerly Millennium Stadium in Cardif, Wales.
Returning to action six months after stopping Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium, the 27-year-old, Joshua, perfect at 19-0, 19Ko’s will defend is titles in a unification bout when he faces Sofia, Bulgaria's IBF mandatory challenger and IBO Heavyweight Champion Kubrat “Cobra” Pulev.
At 36 years old, the IBO Heavyweight World Champion Pulev, 25-1, 13Ko’s unbeaten in his last five with wins over George Arias, Maurice Harris, Dereck Chisora, Samuel Peter since his only defeat a fifth-round knockout at the hands of Wladimir Klitschko, November 2014 comes in off a twelve round unanimous decision over Lawrenceville, Georgia, “Kingpin” Kevin Johnson in April.
Ticket information and the complete card for Joshua vs Pulev Heavyweight Championship card are expected to be announced soon.