London, 26 February 2018
The World heavyweight unification clash between Anthony Joshua MBE and Joseph Parker will be broadcast live and exclusively on DAZN in multiple markets next month. The contest between the two champions will be aired live from Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday 31st March in Germany, Austria and Canada.
The fight will be only the second time in boxing history where two undefeated heavyweight champions compete in a unification bout. British fighter Joshua, the IBF and WBA World Champion, who has won all 20 of his professional fights by knockout will face New Zealand star Parker, the WBO belt holder, who’s achieved 18 knockouts in his 24 wins to date.
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In partnership with Matchroom Boxing and Duco Events, DAZN will exclusively showcase all the action in the run-up to the big night, including the must-see weigh-in and press conferences between the two fighters. DAZN will also broadcast behind the scenes footage and an archive of previous fights.
John Gleasure, Chief Commercial Officer, DAZN commented: “We are thrilled to be featuring two of the best fighters in the world in what looks set to be an epic battle, and DAZN fans get to watch it at no extra cost. Unlike other broadcasters, DAZN doesn’t charge a premium for box office events. This fight is another example of our commitment to make sport more affordable and accessible than ever before. On DAZN you get the biggest and best sporting events, for one simple, affordable price.”
Eddie Hearn, Group Managing Director at Matchroom Sport added: “This is a history-making fight – a breathtaking heavyweight unification between two young, fearless, undefeated Champions and through this partnership we are delighted that more boxing fans in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Canada will be able to witness this special night.”
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