Joshua to defend IBF title in November

British heavyweight star Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF world title against an as yet unnamed opponent at the Manchester Arena on 26 November.

The 26-year-old, who is unbeaten in 17 fights, defended the title for the first time when he knocked out American Dominic Breazeale in June, having claimed the belt by beating Charles Martin inside two rounds in April.

"I can't wait to get back up north," said Joshua, whose opponent will be revealed on September 26.

"I have been inspired over the summer by the fighters in the Olympics. It has given me a new perspective and huge hunger to get back in ring."

Joseph Parker, Bermane Stiverne and European title-holder Kubrat Pulev are all names that have been mentioned as the next man to try and beat the unbeaten Brit.

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