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Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder Set to Battle for Top Spot in Saudi Arabia

, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder Set to Battle for Top Spot in Saudi Arabia

Anthony Joshua's upcoming fight against Otto Wallin has been confirmed as the headline bout of the highly anticipated mega-card in Saudi Arabia on December 23.

Joshua Takes Top Spot

The British superstar has beaten out Deontay Wilder's clash with Joseph Parker to secure the top spot of the Christmas extravaganza.

'Day of Reckoning'

Billed as the 'Day of Reckoning', the event will also feature other boxing stars such as Dmity Bivol and Daniel Dubois in the Middle East.

Clarification on the No1 Spot

There was some confusion over the No1 spot, with both AJ vs Wallin and Wilder vs Parker being billed as the joint-headliners. However, it has now been officially confirmed that Wilder and Parker will fight in the second-last bout of the night.

, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder Set to Battle for Top Spot in Saudi Arabia

Tough Test for Joshua

Anthony Joshua and Otto Wallin have been given the top slot, setting up what is sure to be a challenging match for the British heavyweight.

Looking to Re-establish Himself

AJ is aiming to regain his status as one of the top heavyweights in the division after losing his belts to Oleksandr Usyk.

Wallin's Impressive Record

Wallin has only lost once in 28 fights, with his sole defeat coming against WBC champion Tyson Fury.

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Potential Future Fights

The winner of the Joshua vs Wallin bout is expected to face either Wilder or Parker in 2024, with boxing fans eagerly awaiting a potential showdown between Joshua and Wilder.

, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder Set to Battle for Top Spot in Saudi Arabia

Furthermore, the victor of that encounter could end up fighting the winner of Fury vs Usyk, scheduled for February.

Unifying the Heavyweight Division

The heavyweight division is on track to be unified for the first time in 23 years, since Lennox Lewis, which has fans excited for the future of boxing.

Fans can't wait to see Anthony Joshua put on a show in Saudi Arabia, with many acknowledging him as the bigger star and draw in the sport.

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