Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin: Live talkSPORT radio commentary, stream and start time for Wembley heavyweight world title fight

FIGHT NIGHT

AJ is back and faces Russian slugger Povetkin – and you can listen to exclusive live commentary right here on talkSPORT

Following his points victory over Joseph Parker in March, Britain’s world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is ready to go again.

Despite negotiations with fellow champion Deontay Wilder, AJ will instead next be facing Russian power-hitter Alexander Povetkin in the familiar surroundings of Wembley Stadium.

Anthony Joshua puts three of his belts on the line against the Russian

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Anthony Joshua puts three of his belts on the line against the Russian

When is Joshua vs Povetkin?

The bout will be held on Saturday, September 22.

After two fights at the Principality Stadium, it’s back to England and the comforts of Wembley for AJ.

He’s only fought here once – and it was pretty memorable, as 90,000 fans watched him defeat Wladimir Klitschko in April 2017.

Where can I listen to live commentary?

On talkSPORT, of course! We’ll bring you all the build up, action from undercard, and live commentary with expert analysis live from ringside.

You can listen right here on talkSPORT.com.

You can also listen via DAB digital radio and on 1089 or 1053 AM, on the talkSPORT app, or through the following TV channels: Sky – Channel 0108, Virgin Media -Channel 927, Freeview – Channel 723, Freesat – Channel 731.

The bout is also being shown on pay-per-view TV via Sky Sports Box Office.

It was some night for AJ as he beat Parker back in March

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It was some night for AJ as he beat Parker back in March

Who will the fight start?

Rings walks are expected to be at 10pm.

Who is on the undercard?

Lots of rumours abound about who will be on the undercard, with David Price and Lawrence Okolie among those lined up for fights. But only one has been confirmed so far: Luke Campbell v Yban Mendy.

Campbell, the 30-year-old lightweight from Hull, is seeking revenge over his 33-year-old French counterpart after their first meeting in which he was handed his first loss.

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