Everything you need to know about Joshua vs Wallin Fight boxing’s ‘Day of Reckoning’ on December 23 in Saudi Arabia Along with world champions Dmitry Bivol and Jai Opetaia, Anthony Joshua will headline a historic night of boxing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Saturday, December 23.
When Anthony Joshua fights Otto Wallin next month, he will keep trying to reclaim the heavyweight world titles. In Saudi Arabia, AJ will fight Swedish heavyweight Wallin on the same night that rival Deontay Wilder takes on Joseph Parker.
Joshua is set to compete in his third fight in 2023, making this his most active year in seven. He has already engaged in two fights this year.
The 34-year-old is aiming for another big win before fights that will define his career in 2024. He last competed in August, stopping Robert Helenious in the seventh round.
As an amateur, Joshua defeated Wallin twice as a professional their reunion will be more difficult to pull off.
The Swede only lost once in 27 fights, on points against Tyson Fury in 2019. However, after ‘All In’ damaged his face the Gypsy King needed 47 stitches and plastic surgery.
Wallin vs. Joshua: Start time and date
This heavyweight 12-round match is scheduled for Saturday, December 23 at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. one of the deepest cards in boxing history will take place.
Although the event’s timing has not yet been announced the undercard action is anticipated to begin at 6:00 p.m. Around 10 p.m. is when the ring walks for the main event are scheduled to take place.
Wilder vs Parker Fight Card & Undercard
- Anthony Joshua vs Otto Wallin
- Deontay Wilder vs Joseph Parker
- Daniel Dubois vs Jarrell Miller
- Dmitry Bivol vs Lyndon Arthur – for WBA light heavyweight title
- Jai Opetaia vs Ellis Zorro – for IBF cruiserweight title
- Filip Hrgovic vs Mark de Mori
- Arslanbek Makhmudov vs Agit Kabayel
- Frank Sanchez vs Junior Fa
Story of the tape: Wallin vs. Joshua
Following back-to-back losses in his most recent legitimate battle against Usyk. AJ will face a difficult opponent in Otto Wallin—a fighter who four years ago put Tyson Fury in need of 47 stitches after their fight.
Both of them are strong when it comes to throwing a knockout blow but Joshua has the slightly longer reach. To get through this challenging situation. AJ will need to remain alert which could result in a major altercation in the new year.
|Wins by KO