How Many Stadiums Has Anthony Joshua Sold Out?

Published 08/05/2021, 7:30 AM EDT
Boxing – Heavyweight World Title Fight – Anthony Joshua v Kubrat Pulev – The SSE Arena, London, Britain – December 12, 2020 Anthony Joshua enters the arena before the fight Pool via REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge


On September 25th, Anthony Joshua will meet Oleksandr Usyk for his heavyweight title defense. This bout is one of the most decorated heavyweight encounters of 2021 and it is in contention to come out in a perfect setting. Also, this bout will be extremely vital for the Brit, as his possibilities of fighting for the undisputed heavyweight championship rely on this contest.

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That said, he’s transferred all his focus and attention onto this bout and is looking to treat his fans with a win. Also, this fight will take place at the mighty Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. It will be Joshua’s debut at the venue.

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The moment ticket sales of this bout began, the fans rushed in order to book their seats. Within 24 hours, the ticket sales went up to 60,000, making it one of the most sold-out events for ‘AJ’. Recently, Michael Benson released a list of stadiums Anthony Joshua has sold out until now.

Over the past year, fans weren’t allowed in full capacity in any of Great Britain’s stadiums. However, as the country has been constantly pulling itself out of the clutches of the global pandemic, the curbs have significantly decreased.

Hence, the stage is set for Joshua vs Usyk to fight in front of a raucous crowd.

Anthony Joshua is all charged up to compete in front of a live audience

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Every fighter has a powerful urge to perform in front of fans and give out a performance for the ages. ‘AJ’, who has been delivering the same for years now, will be keen to do the same again.

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 17: Anthony Joshua trains during a media workout on October 17, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

The 24-1 boxer will look to make the most out of this opportunity and move on to the ultimate prize i.e. the undisputed title fight.

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That said, the whole of the UK will be on its feet to see its favorite boxing star in action. It will be intriguing to see whether Joshua allures the fans once again with his magical power.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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