Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sporting ExcitementSporting Excitement

Boxing

Kubrat Pulev record, wins, losses and when did the Bulgarian turn pro?

ANTHONY JOSHUA is back in the ring after 12 months away from the sport.

And in his way at Wembley Arena is Bulgarian heavyweight Kubrat Pulev who is challenging for Joshua’s WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles.

How the fighters compare ahead of the big bout

What is Kubrat Pulev’s record?

Pulev, 39, has a record of 28 wins (14 by K.O) and 1 defeat from his 29 pro bouts.

He turned pro in 2009 after a successful amateur career and is a two-time European heavyweight champion.

Joshua will be the fourth Brit has has faced.

Pulev holds victories over Michael Sprott, Derek Chisora and Hughie Fury.

Kubrat Pulev is next up for Joshua

When did he fight for a world title?

Pulev’s only defeat came the last time he challenged for a world title.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

He was beaten via knockout by Wladimir Klitschko in brutal fashion as the Ukrainian retained his IBF title in Hamburg in November 2014.

When is Joshua vs Pulev?

Joshua vs Pulev takes place on Saturday, December 12.

Wembley Arena, with 1,000 socially-distanced fans, plays host.

It is expected the main event will start at around 10pm GMT, depending on the outcome of the undercard fights.

Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev finally fight on December 12

What live stream and TV channel is it on?

Joshua vs Pulev will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Box Office.

The event will cost £24.95 to purchase.

Who is fighting on the undercard?

Promoter Eddie Hearn is seeking a replacement for Lawrence Okolie after Krzysztof Glowacki tested positive for coronavirus.

The pair were set to fight for the vacant WBO world cruiserweight title, though Hearn says Okolie will still be on the card against a late replacement.

  • Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev (WBA, IBF, WBO heavyweight title)
  • Lawrence Okolie vs TBA (cruiserweight)
  • Hughie Fury vs Mariusz Wach (heavyweight)
  • Martin Bakole vs Sergey Kuzmin (heavyweight)
  • Souleymane Cissokho vs Kieron Conway (light-middleweight)
  • Qais Ashfaq vs Ashley Lane (super-bantamweight)
  • Ramla Ali vs Vanesa Caballero (featherweight)

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Advertisement
Advertisement

Latest

Tennis

HE is the only Brit still in the running, smashing and volleying for a Wimbledon singles victory next weekend – but you would never...

Golf

TIGER WOODS’ chances of playing in the Open next week look grim, after he was forced to use a buggy on his return to...

Cricket

JOE ROOT and Jonny Bairstow left England dreaming of their most remarkable feat even of this remarkable summer.  It would have been unbelievable just...

Boxing

TYSON FURY was spotted at a Liverpool pub last weekend without his top on. The WBC heavyweight champion is currently living his best life...

Boxing

THE war of words between Saul Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin has intensified ahead of their September trilogy bout. Mexican star Canelo, 31, returns to...

Horse Racing

THIS week’s July Cup is the Perfect example of the perils antepost punters face. The 7-4 favourite Perfect Power is by no means guaranteed...

Advertisement
Advertisement

Facebook