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There’s a packed supporting card before AJ’s world title defence – and you can hear it exclusively live on talkSPORT

Anthony Joshua is back – and it promises to be anther superb night of entertainment at Wembley Stadium.

Eddie Hearn, his promoter, has assembled a talented supporting cast before the main event, with some cracking match-ups that could make or break careers.

Joshua defends his belts against Russian

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Joshua defends his belts against Russian

Who is fighting on the undercard of Antony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin?

The biggest draw for the Wembley crowd will be Luke Campbell, who faces tricky Frenchman Yvan Mendy.

It’s a huge night for the Hull-born fighter, who is still on the comeback trail after defeat to Jorge Linares last year.

Also on the bill is talented youngster Lawrence Okolie, whilst David Price, who was beaten by Potevkin on the card of Joshua’s last fight, faces a huge career-defining showdown with Sergey Kuzmin.

  • Luke Campbell vs Yvan Mendy (lightweight)
  • Matty Askin vs Lawrence Okolie (cruiserweight)
  • Sergey Kuzmin vs David Price (heavyweight)
  • Shakhram Giyasov vs Julio Laguna (welterweight)

Price needs a response after Povetkin defeat

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Price needs a response after Povetkin defeat

When is the big fight?

Joshua vs Povetkin will be held on Saturday, September 22.

The undercards will begin at 7pm.

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

It has been confirmed that AJ will ring walk at 9.50pm.

Tune into talkSPORT for exclusive live commentary of Anthony Joshua’s world title defence against Alexander Povetkin

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