Straight after Joshua defeated Eric Molina in his recent fight, Eddie Hearns announced Joshua vs Klitschko for Saturday, 29th April 2016 which will headline the Sky Box Office card at the Wembley, London. Klitschko himself entered the ring and not only congratulated Joshua but confirmed the fight. It will be the heavyweight unification bout where Joshua’s IBF and recently vacated WBA heavyweight title will be on the line. The fight is expected to generate around £40 million and it will be biggest payday for Joshua.
Joshua vs Klitschko Fight Details: So the fight is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 29th April 2016 at the Wembley Stadium in London which holds the capacity of around (90,000). Both fighters will be hoping to top 80,000 attendance set by Groves vs Froch II rematch couple of years ago. Sky Box Office will produced the live coverage in the UK and it will be a PPV event priced at £18.95 for all UK viewers.
Joshua vs Klitschko Tickets: The first official press confernece will take place on Wednesday, 15th December 2016 and during that information about tickets will be released. Eddie Hearns confirmed that tickets will go on sale as early as friday, 17th December 2016. Matchroomboxing fight pass customers will have the first priority on the tickets. You can get Matchroomboxing fight pass at (matchroomboxing.com/fight-pass/).
|DATE||Saturday, 29th April 2017|
|VENUE||Wembley Stadium, London (90,000 capacity)|
|NETWORK||Sky Box Office to broadcast the fight live via their PPV channel. You can order PPV priced at £18.95. ShowTime sports is likely to broadcast entire Joshua-Klitschko card in United States on their regular channel (non-ppv)|
|TICKETS||Tickets will go on sale this Friday, 17th December 2016. MatchRoomBoxing fight pass holders have priority when the tickets go on sale. You can buy the fight pass at (matchroomboxing.com/fight-pass/)|
|UNDERCARD||Since the main-event is such a big heavyweight unification bout we can expect a very underwhelming undercard. The entire card will be confirmed by February 2017.|