Rugby stadium open to hosting Anthony Joshua title fight in 2018

Anthony Joshua’s next world title fight could be held at Twickenham after the RFU refused to rule out a possible deal with his promoters.

“We haven’t had any official discussions yet but are happy to have a conversation to discuss possibilities,” revealed an RFU spokesperson to ESPN

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If an agreement can be reached, it is expected that Twickenham would be chosen to showcase the highly anticipated contest between Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) and Deontay Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs).

Promoter Eddie Hearn said recently that Wembley would be his first hoice, but Twickenham would be the next best thing.

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“Wembley is quite difficult this year. We have already been in contact with them and the options aren’t great,” Hearn told The Mirror.

“We basically want the biggest possible stadium and if Wembley is not available, the next best would be Twickenham.”

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