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Joshua commits to Wembley for next two fights

Joshua returns to Wembley stadium after two successful title defences in Cardiff. Credit: PA

Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will stage his next two fights at Wembley Stadium with a defence of his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO belts taking place in September.

Joshua has a history of selling out huge fights with the 28-year-old setting a post-war attendance record of 90,000 at Wembley for his 11th-round stoppage of Wladimir Klitschko in April 2017.

He has since twice filled Principality Stadium in Cardiff twice, defending his belts against Carlos Takam in October before unifying the division by taking Joseph Parker's WBO belt in March with the two events in the Welsh capital pulling in over 150,000 fans.

"I am returning to Wembley after two mega fights in Cardiff," said Joshua, announcing his September 22 return to the capital.

"Being north London born and raised it is in my blood. The opportunity to fight in such an iconic stadium is normally a once in career opportunity, so to be given the chance to fight there again is amazing. Wembley just added a fourth lion to the den."