Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko: Who is fighting who on the undercard to the IBF heavyweight world title fight at Wembley?

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Scott Quigg (left) and Katie Taylor (top right) will both appear on the undercard to Anthony Joshua's IBF world heavyweight title fight with Wladimir Klitschko
Scott Quigg (left) and Katie Taylor (top right) will both appear on the undercard to Anthony Joshua's IBF world heavyweight title fight with Wladimir Klitschko

When are the undercard fights?

The International Boxing Federation world heavyweight title fight between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko takes place on Saturday April 29, 2017 and, as is traditional, so will the fights on the undercard.

Where are they?

Wembley Stadium – aka the self-styled home of football – will host the action so avoid north west London at the end of the month if scuffles between under-dressed scrappers in shiny silk short ain't your thing.

What TV channel will be showing the action?

Sky Sports Box Office will host the fight. If you are saving the pennies, though, fear not because Telegraph Sport will be bringing all the action to you via the medium of words. Typed. In a live blog. Right here. Bookmark this here page and return on Saturday April 29, 2017, for all the build-up, news, action and reaction to what should be a great evening and night of scrapping. All in the name of sport.

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What time will the first punch be thrown?

Difficult to say precisely, but the first fight on the undercard is due to start at 6.30pm (BST), an hour after the doors at Wembley have opened.

Where can I buy tickets?

The fight is a complete sell out. Look, even Carl Froch can't get any ...

This is brilliant from Froch! Absolutely gutted about Joshua Vs. Klitschko ticket sales! ������

— Strictly Boxing Fans (@BoxingBritain1) April 13, 2017

Who is on the undercard?

The headline act of the undercard – forgive the oxymoron – sees British featherweight Scott Quigg go up against Viorel Simion of Romania while the only other confirmed undercard meeting is between another Briton, lightweight Luke Campbell, and Darleys Pérez of Colombia. 

Katie Taylor is the only confirmed woman on the undercard as the Irish lightweight awaits to discover her opponent while Britain's Lawrence Okolie (cruiserweight), Joe Cordina (super featherweight) and Josh Kelly (welterweight) are also waiting to find out who they will be going toe-to-toe with in the ring at Wembley Stadium at the end of April.

  • Joe Cordina vs TBC (4 x 3 mins Super-Featherweight Contest)

  • Josh Kelly vs Faheem Khan (4 x 3 mins Super-Welterweight Contest)

  • Lawrence Okolie vs Russell Henshaw (4 x 3 mins Cruiserweight Contest)

  • Katie Taylor vs Nina Meinke (10 x 2 mins WBA Inter-Continental Lightweight Championship)

  • Luke Campbell vs Darleys Perez (12 x 3 mins WBA World Lightweight Championship Eliminator)

  • Scott Quigg vs Viorel Simon (12 x 3 mins IBF World Featherweight Championship Eliminator)


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