A DATE for Anthony Joshua’s conflict with Kubrat Pulev is no nearer to being finished in the midst of the coronavirus emergency’s stranglehold on the game.
The heavyweight world title battle was because of occur at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20.
It was then penciled in however never affirmed, for July 25 when the pandemic ground sport over the world to an end.
Be that as it may, with all games set to return in secret, Joshua faces an uncertain hold on to guard the belts he won back from Andy Ruiz Jr last December.
The battle is probably not going to be held in secret yet could be moved to a littler scene, contingent upon government counsel.
Matchroom Boxing CEO Frank Smith revealed to Mirror Fighting: “A ton of the enormous battles, Joshua versus Pulev, Dereck Chisora v Oleksandr Usyk and Dillian Whyte versus Alexander Povetkin, are extremely hard to run monetarily without the door.
“I’m trusting he will battle this year, we’re taking a gander at various alternatives. We’re conversing with Tottenham still however that is extremely intense with the football plan and not recognizing what will occur with swarms.
“We could take a gander at littler scenes for him over the long haul; it’s hard to settle on a choice now without information on how things will look.”
Boxing for now is suspended in the UK until June with Matchroom’s next show at present booked for June 27 in Newcastle. Be that as it may, a July restart is more probable with TV studios and reason assembled settings set to have battles without swarms.
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