Sabado, Disyembre 10, 2016
Anthony Joshua vs Eric Molina
Hey there boxing fans! Anthony Joshua makes the second defence of his world heavyweight title tonight against challenger Eric Molina. Joshua has barely put a foot wrong since turning professional in 2013 and will be confident of winning his 18th successive fight. He has so far knocked out each of his opponents and Molina is expected to go the same way in Manchester. The American has failed at the top level before - succumbing to hard-hitting Deontay Wilder - but has promised to put up a fight. On the undercard, Dereck Chisora and Dillian Whyte will settle their rivalry after a bitter build-up. The fight was on the verge of being cancelled after Chisora threw a table at his opponent at the press conference, but in the end he got away with a two-year suspended ban and a £25,000 fin The world heavyweight champion faces Eric Molina in the second defence of his IBF crown with the prospect of a blockbuster showdown with Wladimir Klitschko on the horizon BY WARREN HAUGHTON 10th December 2016, 8:36 pm Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) 0W COMMENT ANTHONY Joshua puts his IBF heavyweight title on the line when he faces American Eric Molina in Manchester. Joshua, 27, has not put a foot wrong as he looks to unify the world titles in the next two years to become the greatest heavyweight on the planet. Anthony Joshua v Dominic Breazeale IBF World Heavyweight title ALAMY 5 Joshua with promoter Eddie Hearn after successful first defence against Dominic Breazeale Molina is a massive underdog going into the fight and is seen as a mere stepping stone to a potential blockbuster with former champion Wladimir Klitschko in 2017. Sun Sport has all the essential details ahead of another huge night of British boxing. When is Anthony Joshua vs Eric Molina? The fight is top of the bill on a huge night of boxing at the Manchester Arena on Saturday December 10 2016. Also on the bill will be Dereck Chisora who takes on Dillian Whyte in an all British heavyweight clash where the winner goes on the fight for the WBC title. And former WBA Super Bantamweight champion Scott Quigg makes his debut as a featherweight. Keep up to date with ALL the latest boxing news, gossip and rumours What is Anthony Joshua’s record? Joshua turned professional after winning gold at the London 2012 Olympics and has gone from strength to strength stopping all of his 17 opponents inside the distance. No one has been able to live with the huge 6ft 6ins Watford born boxer who has only boxed 41 rounds as professional fighter. Only Dillian Whyte and Dominic Beazeale have given Joshua anything to think about with both fighters lasting seven rounds.