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Watch heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev live

Anthony Joshua returns to the ring to defend his heavyweight world titles against top-ranked challenger Kubrat Pulev. This is how you can watch.

British boxing superstar Anthony Joshua returns to the ring to defend his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight world title belts. Just over 12 months since he regained the belts from Andy Ruiz Jr, Joshua will take on highly credentialed Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev in London.

Joshua’s shock loss to Ruiz back in June 2019 is his only defeat to date, with his record standing at 23-1. Pulev’s record of 28-1 is equally impressive, knocked out by Wladimir Klitschko way back in 2014 for his only career loss.

When is Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev heavyweight world title fight?

The action gets underway at 1pm EST on Saturday December 12. There are currently seven fights scheduled on the night. DAZN’s Main Event coverage is scheduled to start at 5:30pm EST.

How to watch Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev in the US

The only way you can watch these two intimidating athletes in the ring in the US is through streaming platform DAZN. All the information you need on signing up to DAZN can be found in our comprehensive guide.

In the US, you can sign up to DAZN for $19.99/month or a heavily discounted annual rate of $99.99. With fights involving Gennadiy “GGG” Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez scheduled for later in December, you can get it all for just $20.

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Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev fight card

  • Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev – WBA Super, IBF, IBO, WBO heavyweight world titles
  • Lawrence Okolie vs Nikodem Jezewski – vacant WBO cruiserweight title
  • Hughie Fury vs Mariusz Wach – heavyweight
  • Martin Bakole vs Sergey Kuzmin – heavyweight
  • Kieron Conway vs Macaulay McGowan – super welterweight
  • Qais Ashfaq vs Ashley Lane – super bantamweight
  • Florian Marku vs Jamie Stewart – welterweight

Who will win Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev heavyweight world title fight?

While Pulev may not carry a big name outside of boxing circles, make no mistake he has enormous heavyweight pedigree. Half of his 28 wins have come via knockout and he has strung together 9 straight victories since his lone career loss to heavyweight great Klitschko.

But it’s hard to go past Joshua in this fight. The Brit is fighting on home soil and at 31 years of age, is 8 years younger than the Bulgarian. “AJ” also should have learned plenty from his loss to Ruiz and knows he can’t afford another defeat if a mooted unified bout with Tyson Fury is on the cards in 2021. Speaking of Fury, his first cousin Hughie Fury is fighting on the undercard.

Joshua has a height advantage, while Pulev is slightly heavier than his opponent. We think it might go the distance, with Joshua to shade it on points.

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