It is finally confirmed Anthony Joshua will defend the WBA Super, IBF and IBO heavyweight titles against Joseph Parker, who will be bringing the WBO title to the table.

This is a much anticipated World Heavyweight Title fight, that will see the first Heavyweight unification fight for years.

The fight has been confirmed for the 31st March¬†at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium.

Joshua told fans:

“I would like to announce the official news that myself and Joseph Parker will be fighting on March 31 at Principality Stadium in Cardiff,” said Joshua. “It is a unification Heavyweight championship fight, we all know what happened last time I was in a unification Heavyweight championship fight, it was gruelling, it was interesting and we both left the ring with masses of respect.

“These fights aren’t easy because there is a lot on the line, so respect to team Parker for taking the challenge. And you know me, I love this game. I am looking forward to it, training camp is underway and before you know it March 31 will be upon us. Stay tuned for more news and I will see you all soon, God bless.”

Will AJ live up to the hype and unify?

An announcement on on-sale dates, ticket prices and travel packages will be made soon.