The Ring has confirmed that Anthony Joshua and Jarrell Miller have “agreed to terms” to duke it out in Madison Square Garden this summer, “likely” on June 1st but possibly on the 8th.
The fight will air on DAZN.
Joshua (22-0, 21 KO) defeated Joseph Parker and Alexander Povetkin last year, securing the WBO heavyweight belt against the former. As mentioned elsewhere, this would be his first fight outside of British soil. He’s held at least one belt since knocking out Charles Martin for the IBF title back in 2016.
Miller (23-0-1, 20 KO) has thus far feasted on the middle of the pack as a pro, beating perennial challengers like Fred Kassi, Gerald Washington, Mariusz Wach, and Johann Duhaupas without securing anything one could call a signature win. He’ll be facing his stiffest challenge since fighting the legendary Mirko Cro Cop in his kickboxing days, and even then, Cro Cop was half a decade past his best.
Now comes the time for speculation. What will the undercard be like? How unreasonably large will Miller be on the scale? Will Tyson Fury get involved in some capacity?