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Riyadh Season Card:

Anthony Joshua vs Daniel Dubois Launch Presser!

(June 26th) Live from Wembley Stadium in London for the latest instalment of a mega night on the Riyadh Season schedule with Anthony Joshua facing fellow Brit Daniel Dubois on September 21st. catch what the promoters and all the fighters involved in another historic night have to say.

 

Dubois won the interim IBF belt when he stopped Filip Hrgovic last month and has now been upgraded to the full champion after Oleksandr Usyk vacated his world title and lost his undisputed status.

 

Dubois won the interim IBF belt when he stopped Filip Hrgovic last month and has now been upgraded to the full champion after common opponent Oleksandr Usyk vacated his world title and lost his undisputed status.

 

Joshua with consecutive wins over Jermaine Franklin Jr., Robert Helenius, Otto Wallin and Francis Ngannou in March is unbeaten since losing consecutive fights to Usyk most recently August 20th, 2022.

 

On Tuesday, June 25, 2024 IBF President Daryl Peoples received notification that Oleksandr Usyk was relinquishing his IBF World Heavyweight Title. Usyk conveyed his gratitude to the IBF, especially for having the opportunity to become the Undisputed Champion in two weight divisions. The IBF was honored to have Oleksandr Usyk as its champion and wishes him continued success.

 

Daniel Dubois, former IBF Interim World Heavyweight Champion, was sent notice on June 26 that he is recognized as the organization’s World Heavyweight Champion effective immediately. The IBF has received the request for Dubois’ first defense of the Heavyweight title to be against Anthony Joshua.

Venue: Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, United Kingdom

Promoter: Eddie Hearn - Matchroom Boxing, Frank Warren - Queensberry Promotions

 

Daniel Dubois-Anthony Joshua IBF title fight tops Sept. 21 Wembley show; with  full undercard revealed below. Ticket information is expected to be announced soon.

 

Official Card

IBF World Heavyweight Championship

Daniel Dubois, 21-2, 20Ko’s                      

VS12

Anthony Joshua, 28-3, 25Ko’s      

           

Middleweights

Liam Smith,   33-4-1, 20Ko’s         

VS12

Josh Kelly, 15-1-1, 8Ko’s   

           

EBU European Middleweight Title

Tyler Denny,  19-2-3, 1Ko

VS12

Hamzah Sheeraz, 20-0, 16Ko’s    

           

IBF/IBO World Super Featherweight Titles

Anthony Cacace, 22-1, 8Ko’s

VS12

Josh Warrington, 31-3-1,8Ko’s     

           

WBO Interim World Light Heavyweight Title

Joshua Buatsi, 18-0, 13Ko’s                     

VS12

Willy Hutchinson, 18-1, 13Ko’s                 

 

Lightweights

Mark Chamberlain, 16-0, 12Ko‘s              

VS

Josh Padley, 14-0, 4ko’s    

     

About Frank Warren

In an era spanning over 35 years, Hall of Fame boxing Promoter and Manager Frank Warren has worked with some of the biggest fighters in boxing history. Hamed, Bruno, Tyson, Calzaghe, Benn, Collins, Eubank, Khan and Hatton are some of the iconic names he has promoted during his career.

 

BoxNation

In 2011 Frank launched the innovative direct to consumer TV model, BoxNation as part of a vision that saw the sports TV market evolving from the traditional reliance on major satellite and cable broadcasters.

 

Since then BoxNation has gone from strength to strength becoming the UK’s fastest growing independent subscription broadcaster in the process and showcasing the biggest fights from at home and abroad, along the way.

 

Through Queensberry Promotions and BoxNation, the future of British boxing has never looked in such great shape.

 

About TNT Sports

BT Sport is a group of pay television sports channels provided by BT Consumer; a division of BT Group in the United Kingdom and Ireland that was launched on 1 August 2013. The channels are based at the former International Broadcast Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.

 

As of July, 18th, TNT Sports is the new name for BT Sport.

 

About Matchroom Boxing

After the success of snooker in the 1980s, Matchroom Sport moved into boxing with two small hall shows followed by Frank Bruno vs Joe Bugner at Tottenham Hotspur’s ground – the biggest boxing event of 1987. That launched the company into the boxing big-time, a position it has maintained ever since.

 

Through the 1990s Matchroom Sport’s boxing roster featured many of the biggest names in the sport including Lennox Lewis, Nigel Benn, Chris Eubank, Steve Collins and Naseem Hamed, all in world title fights and it continues to work with some of the biggest names in UK boxing including Audley Harrison, the 2000 Olympic Super-Heavyweight gold medalist.

 

Over the years, Matchroom Sport has built up long-standing relationships with broadcasters around the world and with the advent of the Prizefighter phenomenon, the company’s boxing division has never been in a stronger position.

 

From fantastic six round scraps between the sport’s journeymen, up to multi-million-dollar World Championship contests featuring the above fighters, the Pro Box series has it all. Each show is packed with the very best in boxing action in a series that encompasses almost 25 years of Matchroom Sport’s commitment to bringing the highest quality to the global television market.

      

           

 

 

 

 

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