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Anthony Joshua confirms date, venue of next fight, possible opponents

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Nigerian-British boxer, Anthony Joshua, has said his next fight will take place on September 20 or 21 at Wembley Stadium in London.

Joshua also spoke about who could be facing, having last faced Francis Ngannou on March 8.

According to him, his next opponent will depend on the June 1 card in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The June 1 card sees Deontay Wilder fight Zhilei Zhang and Filip Hrgovic take on Daniel Dubois.

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Joshua has revealed how he will take on the winner of either bout.

Speaking to talkSPORT, he said: “Whenever they tell me there’s a date, you know I’ll be ready 100 per cent. It’s gonna be in London, Wembley Stadium.

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“This is what I’m being told. If that’s what they say, they normally back their word so let’s go with that. Wembley, September 20 or 21.”

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When asked who he and His Excellency were looking at as his next opponent, Joshua said: “On June 1 in Saudi Arabia they’ve got the 5 vs 5 card.

“You’ve got Filip Hrgovic vs Daniel Dubois, and you’ve got Zhilei Zhang vs Deontay Wilder.

“So providing one of those looks good – the one who looks the best, His Excellency Turki Alalshikh said to me, ‘I want you to fight [him].”

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