Anthony Joshua’s next opponent will be announced THIS week… with the British heavyweight set to fight at Wembley in September

  • Joshua last fought in March when he knocked out MMA fighter Francis Ngannou
  • The Watford-born heavyweight will return to the ring again later this year 
  • His opponent will officially be named this week ahead of a Wembley showdown 

Anthony Joshua’s next opponent will be announced on Wednesday. 

Joshua last fought in March when he brutally knocked out Francis Ngannou in the second round of their showdown in Saudi Arabia. 

The 34-year-old in April revealed how his next fight could take place on September 20 or 21 at Wembley Stadium in London.

He was in fact right and will mark his return to the ring on September 21 at the iconic home of the England national football team. 

Joshua will face fellow Brit Daniel Dubois as he seeks to continue his rise back to the top following back-to-back defeats against Oleksandr Usyk. 

Anthony Joshua last fought in March when he brutally knocked out Francis Ngannou

The 34-year-old will fight at Wembley in September and his opponent will be named this week

The 34-year-old will fight at Wembley in September and his opponent will be named this week

Dubois stopped Filip Hrgovic in the eighth round earlier this month as he won the interim IBF heavyweight belt in Riyadh. 

The belt Joshua and Dubois battle for depends on if the IBF decides to strip Usyk of the title. If that happens, the two British heavyweights will battle it out for a world title. 

The confirmation of the fight will come after Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn revealed his intention to set it up. 

Hearn recently said : ‘We’re focused on fighting Dubois for the world title at Wembley but it is not all agreed.

‘There’s still work to be done by 100 per cent myself, His Excellency, George Warren, Spencer Brown, we’re all working together to make it happen.’

Joshua is on a four-fight winning streak having previously been a two-time world champion. 

Joshua will face fellow Brit Daniel Dubois, who recently won the interim IBF heavyweight title

Joshua will face fellow Brit Daniel Dubois, who recently won the interim IBF heavyweight title

The Watford-born fighter has rebuilt his career by beating Jermaine Franklin Jnr, Robert Helenius, Otto Wallin and Ngannou after consecutive defeats against Usyk.

Meanwhile, Dubois is on the comeback trail with two straight wins after he was defeated by Usyk as well.  

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