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Anthony Joshua fight time v Dillian Whyte, plus date, venue, TV channel, undercard and more

All you need to know about the Anthony Joshua fight time and date v Dillian Whyte, and other important details, including the stacked undercard
Anthony Joshua fight time v Dillian Whyte
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Anthony Joshua fight time v Dillian Whyte, plus date and venue
The main event – Anthony Joshua (Watford) v Dillian Whyte (Brixton) – at the O2 Arena in North Greenwich, London – is provisionally set to kick off on Saturday, December 12 at around 10.45pm.

Titles at stake
Anthony Joshua’s Commonwealth and the vacant British heavyweight title.

Rounds scheduled
12 of three minutes each.

TV coverage
Show coverage begins at 5pm on Sky Sports Box Office.

Undercard highlights
Dagenham lightweight Kevin Mitchell, last seen holding his own with WBC king Jorge Linares, meets another dangerous Venezuelan in Ismael Barroso for the WBA Interim title. Liverpool cruiserweight Tony Bellew, a former world title challenger down at light-heavy, gets decent Pole Mateusz Masternak for the vacant European strap. Brighton’s showy Chris Eubank Jnr takes on Cork hardman Gary O’Sullivan in a duel between two of the best middleweights in Europe. There was another European title contest scheduled for the card with New York’s ex-two-weight global ruler Paulie Malignaggi challenging fellow Italian (Paulie has Italian heritage and passport) Gianluca Branco for the welterweight crown, but the latter withdrew and a substitute is being sought for Paulie. Rising star Luke Campbell (lightweight, Hull) defends his WBC International championship versus durable Frenchman Yvan Mendy, while Finchley heavyweight Dereck Chisora also appears.

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