Anthony Joshua announces NY world title fight

Fury will challenge Wilder for his WBC title

The world heavyweight champion will make his American boxing debut when he defends his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO titles against Jarrell Miller at Madison Square Garden in NY on June 1.

The 29-year-old Joshua is 6-6 and generally fights in the mid-240s, so Miller will likely have more than a 60-pound weight advantage.

Anthony Joshua will make his United States debut in a defence of his three world title belts against Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller on June 1, it can be revealed. "Now he goes to the Mecca of boxing, the iconic Madison Square Garden, where the great heavyweights have performed - Ali, Frazier, Louis, Marciano, Tyson", Hearn told Sky Sports. "It will be an exciting fight; I will leave nothing to chance and plan on dismantling Miller in style to make my mark".

Miller, who is also undefeated after winning 23 of his 24 fights, was born in NY.

"Miller is a huge personality and huge is stature - he is about 22 stone".

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Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller certainly got under the skin of Anthony Joshua when they met last summer. will he try it again before June 1? "That punk AJ is standing in the way of my dreams and on June 1 he's getting run the hell over".

The two heavyweights went head to head in December previous year where the fight ended in a controversial draw, with many fans and pundits believing Fury had done enough to earn a victory after he miraculously got back to his feet after being knocked down in the 12th. There was a reason - he wanted this fight and he has got his wish.

Fans for years have clamored for a Joshua-Wilder fight, and a Joshua-Fury fight would be massive in the U.K. If Joshua defeats Miller, he'd keep alive one of those bouts in the near term. Bizarrely he has an unbelievable work-rate as well. "It has probably come earlier than we expected but he goes there on June 1, and it will be a major statement to the world".

"A new chapter for our brilliant World King Anthony Joshua as he looks to light up America for the first time against New York's brash, big hitting Jarrell Miller", said Adam Smith, Head of Sky Sports Boxing. Miller is from Brooklyn.

'I'm going to be defending my heavyweight titles at MSG aka Madison Square Gardens against a fighter named Jarrell Miller aka Big Baby Miller.

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