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Sky Sports Box Office has bagged the rights for exclusive live coverage of Anthony Joshua's fight with Wladimir Klitschko.

The heavyweight unification world title fight takes place at Wembley Stadium on April 29th and is being billed as a "terrific night of boxing".

Indeed, it will be Joshua's third defence of his IBF title following his victories over Dominic Breazeale and Eric Molina.

Joshua will also be aiming to continue his remarkable winning streak, as he has been victorious in all 18 of his professional bouts since winning gold at the London Olympics in 2012.

Klitschko, meanwhile, is on a mission to reclaim the IBF and WBA belts he lost after being beaten by Briton Tyson Fury a year ago.

Adam Smith, Head of Boxing at Sky Sports, commented: "This is the fight the boxing world has been waiting for. 

"Can the young lion, Anthony Joshua, rise to the challenge and conquer the former and long reigning king of the heavyweights Wladimir Klitschko?

"What a stage for our sport, what a build-up in store and what a night it's going to be on April 29th."

Sky will also be catering for boxing fans ahead of the fight on both its linear channels and digital outlets, with support programming and pre-bout build-up.

The Joshua vs Klitschko fight is one of several standout boxing matches to be shown on Sky Sports Box Office next year, as it will also be covering David Haye's meeting with Tony Bellew at the O2 Arena in London on March 4th.

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