Who else is preventing this weekend?

Anthony Joshua will face a unique sort of check this weekend, preventing Robert Helenius on brief discover in London.

Joshua, 33, was set to tackle Dillian Whyte this week, in a rematch eight years within the making, however Whyte returned an antagonistic discovering in a drug check on Saturday. As a end result, he misplaced his probability to avenge his knockout loss to Joshua, who will now combat Helenius on the O2 Arena.

Helenius, 39, fought simply final week, stopping Mika Mielonen in Round 3. With that win, the Finn bounced again from a knockout loss to Deontay Wilder.

Meanwhile, Briton Joshua final fought in April, beating Jermaine Franklin on factors after struggling two straight losses to Oleksandr Usyk.

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When is it?

Joshua vs Helenius will happen on Saturday 12 August on the O2 Arena in London.

The predominant card is because of start at 7pm BST (11am PT, 1pm CT, 2pm ET). Ring walks for the principle occasion are then anticipated at round 10pm BST (2pm PT, 4pm CT, 5pm ET).

How can I watch it?

The occasion will stream reside on Dazn. A subscription to the streaming platform is offered to buy right here, with month-to-month plans beginning at £9.99.


Robert Helenius holds a win over Derek Chisora

(Getty Images)

Joshua – 1/18

Helenius – 25/1

Draw – 17/2

Full odds by way of Betfair.

Full card (topic to alter)

Anthony Joshua vs Robert Helenius (heavyweight)

Filip Hrgovic vs Demsey McKean (heavyweight)

Johnny Fisher vs Harry Armstrong (heavyweight)

Derek Chisora vs Gerald Washington (heavyweight)

Campbell Hatton vs Tom Ansell (super-lightweight)

George Liddard vs Bas Oosterweghel (middleweight)

Brandon Scott vs Louis Norman (featherweight)

Maisey Rose Courtney vs Gemma Ruegg (super-flyweight)

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