Anthony Joshua vs Charles Martin fight time, plus date and venue

Britain’s Anthony Joshua will bid to become the second current British Heavyweight world champion on Saturday, April 9 when he fights American Charles Martin at London’s O2 Arena for the IBF world title.

Rounds scheduled

12, three minute rounds.

TV coverage

Live on Sky Box Office at 6pm (UK). 4:30PM ET/1:30PM PT on SHOWTIME (US).

Undercard highlights

Welshman Lee Selby will defend his IBF world featherweight title against American Eric Hunter, his mandatory challenger.

George Groves will come up against David Brophy for the vacant WBA International super middleweight title.

Britain’s Jamie McDonnell will have to defend his WBA ‘world’ bantamweight title against Fernando Vargas after original opponent Juan Alberto Rosas pulled out.

Conor Benn, the son of former two-weight world champion Nigel Benn, will lace up his boots this weekend to make his professional debut. He faces Luke Keleher at welterweight.

Matthew Macklin and Brian Rose meet at middleweight in a real crossroads affair. Defeat for either man would be crushing.