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Anthony Joshua next fight: Date, opponent and how to watch online

By Jonathan Davies

Published: 15:00, 21 March 2023

Anthony Joshua makes his comeback to the ring in 2023 – here are full details of his next fight.

Joshua is desperate for a return to form having suffered back-to-back defeats against Oleksandr Usyk, the first seeing Joshua lose his WBA, WBO and IBF belts.

The most recent of those defeats came in August 2022 and he must recover from that disappointment to work his way back up the heavyweight division.

When is Anthony Joshua’s next fight?

Joshua will fight American heavyweight Jermaine Franklin at the O2 Arena in London on April 1.

How to watch Anthony Joshua’s next fight?

DAZN are streaming this fight live for account holders via this link

Who will Anthony Joshua fight next?

Boxer: Jermaine Franklin
Nickname: 989 Assassin
Age: 29
Fights: 22
Wins: 21
KOs: 14
Losses: 1
Height: 188cm
Reach: 196cm
Stance: Orthodox

Joshua was linked to undefeated Australian Demsey McKean before his clash with Franklin was confirmed in January.

The American trained alongside Tyson Fury in the build-up to his bout with Dillian Whyte at Wembley Arena in November, when he suffered the first defeat of his career on a points decision.

However, Franklin had knocked out 14 of his 21 previous opponents, and is not to be underestimated here.

Upcoming major fights

March 25, 2023 – Manchester, UK

  • Lawrence Okolie vs David Light (WBO Cruiserweight World Title)

April 08, 2023 – San Antonio, USA

  • Jesse Rodriguez vs Cristian Gonzalez (WBO Flyweight World Title)

April 15, 2023 – London, UK

  • Joe Joyce vs Zhilei Zhang (WBO ‘Interim’ Heavyweight Belt)

May 06, 2023 – Jalisco, Mexico

  • Canelo Alvarez vs John Ryder (WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO Super-Middleweight World Titles)