Anthony Joshua announces his next opponent

First defence of his IBF world heavyweight title will be against an undefeated American

Anthony Joshua celebrates his title win with his team. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

Anthony Joshua celebrates his title win with his team. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

 

Anthony Joshua will face undefeated American Dominic Breazeale in the first defence of his IBF world heavyweight title this summer.

The 30-year-old Breazeale, who competed at the 2012 Olympic Games where Joshua won his gold medal, will travel to London’s 02 Arena on June 25th for his first fight at world level.

His selection as Joshua’s opponent comes after a long period of him being monitored as a potential challenger, according to the champion.

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