Anthony Joshua next fight: Otto Wallin December date revealed for Saudi mega show | The Sun

ANTHONY JOSHUA got back in the win column last time out against Robert Helenius – but now he must focus on his next challenge.

AJ is looking to build himself up again following consecutive losses to Oleksandr Usyk, and has done so with victories over the dangerous Finn and Jermaine Franklin.

Next up is said to be Otto Wallin, the man who left Tyson Fury with 47 stitches above his eye during their close encounter four years ago.

Wallin, 32, has won all of his fights since, but hasn't looked anywhere near the threat he did that evening in Las Vegas.

Joshua could be elevated into a mandatory position to fight for the IBF title with a win over the Swedish southpaw.

Having struggled with lefties in the past, however, Joshua will need to be on his A-game against Wallin if he wants to fight for a world title again.



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When is Joshua vs Wallin?

Anthony Joshua's big clash with Otto Wallin is likely to take place on Saturday, December 23, with an announcement reportedly imminent.

The fight will be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Ring-walks for the main event will likely get going from 11pm GMT.

Full card details

The card is reportedly going to be a massive one, packed with heavyweight bust-ups.

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Deontay Wilder is said to be fighting Joseph Parker in the co-main event, while Daniel Dubois is also going to be in action.

Dubois will take on former drug cheat Jarrell Miller, who was supposed to fight AJ back in June 2019.

Dmitry Bivol, Filip Hrgovic and Jai Opetaia are all set to feature on the card too.

What TV channel is it on?

A TV channel and streaming service for the huge event has yet to be announced.

Check back at SunSport for all the latest details later this week.

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