Hearn Names Top Candidate for Joshua Fight in March


The head of Matchroom Boxing, Eddie Hearn, said that his client Anthony Joshua, a former two-time world heavyweight champion (over 90.7 kg), is likely to fight next in March.

conveys words promoter Insider Michael Benson, the main candidate to rival AJ at the moment is the one who will win the November 26 fight between ex-contender Dillian Whyte (28-3, 19 KOs) and prospect Jermaine Franklin (21-0, 14 KOs).

Recall that in April in his last fight, 35-year-old White was knocked out in the 6th round by fellow world champion Tyson Fury. As for Franklin, he is 28 years old, and over the past 2.5 years he has only beaten a certain journiman grandfather in five rounds in May Rodney Moore (20-22-2, 9 KOs).

In mid-October, when White announced an opponent, he promised him a knockout.

What else did Eddie Hearn say about Joshua’s plans?

Joshua wanted Jalolov and Ruiz again. Hearn to him – “fuck off!”