Bulgarian boxer, Kubrat Pulev will tackle heavyweight boxing’s world champion, Anthony Joshua in London on December 12.
The Worldwide Boxing Federation (IBF) necessary challenger confirmed this on Monday.
Pulev, 39, had been scheduled to fulfill Joshua on June 20, however the battle was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“No turning again, no procrastination! Kubrat Pulev vs Anthony Joshua! The date is December 12, and the place is London!” Pulev, often known as ‘The Cobra’, stated on his Fb web page.
Pulev added on his web site (www.kubratpulev.com) that “the date and place of the occasion are actually last and never topic to vary, and each events have signed the official contract.”
Joshua defeated Mexican-American fighter, Andy Ruiz Jr in a rematch in Saudi Arabia final December to win again his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles.
The 30-year-old was initially because of battle Pulev in October 2017 at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium, however the Bulgarian withdrew from the battle after sustaining a shoulder harm in sparring.
Pulev challenged for the IBF world heavyweight title in 2014, dropping to Wladimir Klitschko in Hamburg in a fifth-round knockout.