Anthony Joshua wins by knockout against Kubrat Pulev and moves one step close to Tyson Fury fight

Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev LIVE: AJ back in action against Bulgarian Pulev as Brit hopes for no hiccups in bid to move step closer to heavyweight unification with Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua returns to the ring a year after regaining his heavyweight titles against Andy Ruiz Jr to defend them against Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev.

Joshua will be hoping for no hiccups as he looks to set-up potential undisputed heavyweight clash with Tyson Fury next year with no.1 WBO contender Oleksandr Usyk also possible.

Also in action is Lawrence Okolie who will now fight Polish fighter Nikodem Jezewski with Hughie Fury also looking for another victory this evening.

Follow Sportsmail’s OLLIE LEWIS for live coverage of Joshua v Pulev as well as build up, including highlights from the undercard action.