Anthony Joshua's reputation, body and career are all on the line as he rides into battle against Jermaine Franklin at the O2 Arena this weekend.

AJ desperately needs a victory to bounce back from three stinging defeats in his last five fights following an otherwise blemish-free record so far.

Joshua bravely accepted the challenge of Oleksandr Usyk but was outclassed twice despite going all the way across 12 rounds in each bout.

He heads into one of the most pivotal fights of his life when he takes on relatively late-blooming heavyweight Jermaine Franklin.

The US fighter turns 30 this year after his undefeated 21-0 record was finally blotched on his first fight outside the US. He lost to Dillian Whyte last year despite many believing he won the clash. This is the biggest opportunity of his career. rounds up everything you need to know about the timings for the Anthony Joshua v Jermaine Franklin fight.

When is Anthony Joshua v Jermaine Franklin?

Anthony Joshua v Jermaine Franklin will take place on Saturday 1st April 2023 exclusively live for all DAZN subscribers without the need for a PPV pass.

The event is UK-based so the timing works well for British fans without requiring a super late night or early start.

What time is Anthony Joshua v Jermaine Franklin?

The Anthony Joshua v Jermaine Franklin fight will begin at approximately 11pm UK time on DAZN, with a packed undercard set to give fans plenty to chew over prior to the main event.

The undercard gets under way from approximately 7pm UK time.

Anthony Joshua v Jermaine Franklin ring walk time

Anthony Joshua and Jermaine Franklin are likely to make their ring walks at approximately 10:40pm UK time, according to DAZN, with the action expected to begin shortly after, possibly around 11pm.

However, a lot depends on the undercard. The fight time is subject to change depending on how the previous fights develop, so keep an eye on the action on the day. This is all subject to change at short notice on the night.

Anthony Joshua v Jermaine Franklin undercard

Below is the confirmed undercard information for the Anthony Joshua v Jermaine Franklin fight.

  • Anthony Joshua v Jermaine Franklin
  • Matteo Signani v Felix Cash
  • Fabio Wardley v Michael Polite Coffie
  • Austin Williams v River Wilson-Bent
  • Campbell Hatton v Louis Fielding
  • John Hedges v Daniel Bocianski
  • Ziyad Almaayouf v Georgi Velichkov
  • Peter Kadiru v Alen Lauriolle
  • Juergen Uldedaj v Benoit Huber

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