Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Olaseni Olufemi Joshua will take on Eric Molina at Manchester Arena on December 10, in his second title defence of the International Boxing Federation (IBF) heavyweight title.
The unbeaten heavyweight will defend his IBF heavyweight belt against the Mexican American fighter who lost his previous world title fight to Deontay Wilder in June 2015.
On the under card will be a domestic heavyweight dust up between Dereck Chisora and Dillian Whyte.
Whyte was beaten by Joshua in December last year but has won his three fights since and will defend his British title.
Joshua won the IBF heavyweight world title in April with a knockout victory over American Charles Martin and then successfully defended his belt with the stoppage of the previously unbeaten Dominic Breazeale in June.
And now he faces Molina, who has 19 stoppages in 25 wins and just three defeats, and is confident of springing a surprise on December 10.
‘I am pleased that everything is now set for December 10 and I can concentrate on getting the business done in the ring,’ said Joshua.
‘There has been plenty of talk about who I may face but all I’m doing is concentrating on finishing Molina in style and putting on a great show.’