The undercard for the Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko pay-per-view card this weekend has been this evening confirmed.
The two go head to head at Wembley Stadium, live on Sky Box Office, for Joshua’s IBF heavyweight title and the vacant WBA strap
There is Irish interest on the card, with Katie Taylor [4(2)-0] fighting in a world title eliminator on the undercard. The Bray lightweight fights in her first ten rounder, for the WBA Inter-Continental title, against undefeated German Nina Meinke [5(2)-0]
Promoter Eddie Hearn today confirmed that this will be the second bout on the bill, and is scheduled to fight at approximately 7:00pm (Irish time).
The undercard running order was finalised tonight, with the three GB Olympians on the bill having lots drawn to determine their placement on the show.
The scheduled running order is as follows:
Super Featherweight – 4 x 3 minutes
Joe Cordina v TBA
Lightweight – 10 x 2 minutes
Katie Taylor v Nina Meinke
Lightweight – 12 x 3 minutes
Luke Campbell v Darleys Perez
Featherweight – 12 x 3 minutes
Scott Quigg v Viorel Simion
Cruiserweight – 4 x 3 minutes
Lawrence Okolie v Russ Henshaw
Heavyweight – 12 x 3 minutes
Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko
Welterweight – 4 x 3 minutes
Josh Kelly v Faheem Khan
Order and times subject to change
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