Bloody Elbow has all the details on Anthony Joshua vs. Klitschko right here, including fight card, fight time, live stream info, results, and more.
One of the biggest heavyweight championship bouts in recent memory is finally here (Saturday, April 29th). IBF champion Anthony Joshua (18-0, 18 KOs) will be putting his title on the line against the legendary Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KOs), who is fighting for the first time since losing to Tyson Fury in November 2015. Also at stake are the WBA and IBO belts, which are vacant.
Our complete StoryStream: Joshua vs. Klitschko: Live fight online coverage, preview, analysis
This is a terrific matchup between an exciting 27-year-old phenom and a 41-year-old who ruled the heavyweight division for nearly a decade before his loss to Fury. Both men have Olympic gold medals, have big knockout power, and routinely sell out arenas in their respective countries (in Klitschko’s case, his adopted home of Germany).
All of the action takes place tonight at Wembley Stadium in London, England, where 90,000+ will be cheering overwhelmingly for the Brit. and Bloody Elbow is here to provide you full coverage of the biggest combat sports event thus far in 2017. Here are the basic details on who’s fighting tonight, how you can watch the card, where you can catch a live stream, and more.
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Fight time: The main event is expected to start at 5 PM ET/2 PM PT, with Showtime starting its broadcast at 4:15 PM ET/1:15 PM PT. UK viewers can catch the whole card at 6 PM local time.
TV Network: Showtime will air the live broadcast, with HBO broadcasting the replay at 11 PM ET/PT. Sky Box Office PPV will have the fight for UK viewers at a cost of £16.95, while RTL has it in Germany.
Fight Card: Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko (heavyweights, 12 rounds); Scott Quigg vs. Viorel Simion (featherweights, 12 rounds); Luke Campbell vs. Darleys Perez (lightweights, 12 rounds); Katie Taylor vs. Nina Meinke (Women’s lightweights, 10 2-minute rounds); Lawrence Okolie vs. Russ Hanshaw (Cruiserweights, 4 rounds); Joe Cordina vs. Sergej Vib (super featherweights, 4 rounds); Josh Kelly vs. Faheem Khan (welterweights, 4 rounds). (NOTE: Only Joshua vs. Klitschko will be shown in the US)
Results: Check back later for a full results post after the event is complete.
Live stream: Showtime subscribers can stream the fight on their computer, tablet, or phone, as well as video game consoles. Residents in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, and San Francisco can choose stream Showtime through YoutubeTV. In the UK, Sky Sports Box Office offers viewers the ability to purchase and view the event online.
Discussion: We will have a discussion post published before the fight starts.