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Joshua v Whyte: Date, Time, Venue, TV, Belts and Card Info
Joshua v Whyte is a heavyweight clash that is touted to be a bit of ‘Bombs Away’ type affair, due to the explosive and powerful nature of the protagonists involved.
Here’s some of the pre-fight informational i’s and t’s that need to be dotted and crossed, ahead of the pairs sledgehammer fist’ed showdown:
Saturday, December 12th.
TV coverage gets underway at 5pm UK and Irish time, with the ring walk for the main event (Joshua v Whyte) expected at approximately between 10.30pm-10.45pm UK and Irish time – subject to television changes.
The O2 Arena in London, United Kingdom.
12 * 3 minute rounds.
Belts On The Line
The Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title, the vacant BBBofC British heavyweight title and the WBC International heavyweight title.
Anthony Joshua: 14-0 (14KO).
Dillian Whyte: 16-0 (13KO).
For customers in the UK and Ireland the event will be carried on pay per view via Sky Box Office.
(Please note: Josh Warrington had to pull out of the show on fight week due to a virus, and has been replaced by UK heavyweight Dereck ‘Delboy’ Chisora)