As previously reported, Anthony Joshua will fight for the first time in the United States defending his titles in the IBF, IBO, WBA and WBO against Jarrell Miller at Madison Square Garden on June 1, his promoter said Wednesday
After giving up plans for a renewed fight at Wembley on April 13, he instead sought to assert himself in the US marketplace, where rivals Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder are gaining momentum.
The 29-year-old In September, he fought last in Wembley, and the Russian Alexander Povetkin was stopped in seven rounds.
In his latest fight against Joshua, he said, "AJ has created an incredible 'Lion's Den & # 39; atmosphere in the UK and we intend to bring that energy to New York with a map filled with British and American talent. "
Former super middleweight champion Carl Froch, who fought US fighters like Jermain Taylor and Andre Ward in the US, believes that Joshua is fully capable of making a name for himself among American fans.
"I think it's the right move for Joshua, especially if he can make another crushing knockout victory, and the Americans will think," Wow, who they talked about, the big AJ from England. "He will have arrived in America, people will have seen him in action, and that puts Deontay Wilder under pressure to consider negotiations more seriously," Froch told Sky Sports.
"I think Joshua can make it a controlled performance of what he's capable of An explosive finish Miller is a huge heavyweight but I think Joshua can wear him down and get him out The question begs If Miller can get into Joshua's head and make him lose the conspiracy A complete war from the first round and the start, I think he would still win, but he could get caught, and for the American fans it would still be more exciting. "