Anthony Joshua takes up Wladimir Klitschko in a fight at Wembley
Spectators and Boxing fans all over the world are optimistic as Anthony Joshua takes up Wladimir Klitschko in a fight at Wembley stadium. It has been confirmed that the fight will be televised live in the United States by Showtime while HBO will broadcast the fight on delay.
It was gathered from the news around the United State of America that the fight will not only be a though match, but it will also be a historical event.
The fight is reported to have brought America reporters together because Joshua has an exclusive deal with ShowTime while Klitschko has a robust relationship with HBO.
Showtime’s live broadcast at live at 4:15 p.m. ET/1:15 p.m. PT will be followed by HBO at approximately 10:45 p.m. ET/PT.
“This happened before in the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao and the Lewis vs. Tyson fights and shows you the magnitude of our event at Wembley Stadium on April 29,” said Klitschko’s manager Bernd Boente.
Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn added: “It takes a special fight to break down barriers and boundaries but also networks and executives who believe in working with the best interest of fight fans in mind.
He further thanked the two medias for there efforts that will enable Americans to watch the slated match between the duo as the match takes place at the national stadium.
However, Showtime boss Stephen Espinoza in anticipation described the fight as “(representing) not only the contesting of the heavyweight world championship but potentially the changing of the guard in the most influential division in boxing”
on the order hand, HBO counterpart Peter Nelson expressed delight at securing “primetime coverage”.
Hence, Joshua and Klitschko’s fight at Wembley Stadium will bring two former Olympic champions together, and will also unify the IBF and WBA ‘Super’ heavyweight titles.