November 11th has been pencilled in as date for Wladimir Klitschko’s world title rematch against Anthony Joshua.
Over the past few months Matchroom’s Eddie Hearn has been scouting out venues to hold the heavyweight clash, but, now it looks like a location and date has been decided.
Cardiff, Dubai and even Nigeria have been considered, however, Las Vegas is now looking like the preferred option.
Speaking to Sky Sports News, Hearn revealed that he has met with representatives from the MGM Grand and T-Mobile Arena.
I’ve been in Vegas with AJ, officially applying for my Nevada boxing license to promote there and that went well.
I met with the MGM and met with the T-Mobile Arena, Vegas is the front runner and November 11 is the date that is pencilled in.
When it comes to British fight fans making the trip over to Vegas, Hearn is confident that they will travel in their numbers.
The amount of British fight fans that would travel there, it will be a momentous occasion and one that we will savour for a long time so fingers crossed it’s a party in Las Vegas on November 11.
Joshua beat Klitschko back in April with an eleventh round stoppage at a historic night at Wembley Stadium.