Promoter: Anthony Joshua set for bout at Tottenham

first_imgHeavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is close to agreeing a deal to fight at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium later this year, promoter Eddie Hearn said on Thursday.Advertisement Loading… “We’re very close. I had a meeting with AJ last night. We’ve had offers in from the Far East, Middle East, Africa, America, Turkey,” Hearn told Sky Sports.“He’s made it very clear to me ‘I want to come home. I want to box in London next. I’ve been to Madison Square Garden. I’ve been to Saudi Arabia. Bring me home! Forget the other offers! Bring me home!’ Now the 30-year-old is set to fight Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev, the IBF mandatory challenger, in June at the north London home of Premier League club Tottenham.The plush 62,000-capacity stadium, which opened last April, is believed to have beaten competition from venues including Twickenham and Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium. Read Also: Man City star Sterling to miss West Ham clash“He wants to fight in London in June. We’re on the verge of making that happen now. Spurs is the front runner and that’s what he’s asked me to do. We’ll be delivering that for him.”Joshua was last in action in London back in September 2018 when he beat Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do8 Fascinating Facts About CoffeeZodiac Signs Reimagined As Women Look Incredible9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooThe Best Cars Of All Time7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreA Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of Art6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes20 Completely Unexpected Facts About ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Britain’s Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia last year to regain the WBA, IBF and WBO titles.last_img