Joe Joyce takes on Michael Wallisch at the BT Sport Studios this weekend in a tune-up fight for his clash with Daniel Dubois.
Joyce beat Bryant Jennings at The O2 Arena last July and was set to take on fellow Brit Dubois next.
Joe Joyce takes on Michael Wallisch at the BT Sport Studios this weekend
However, that fight has had to be rearranged due to the impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown.
The pair are now set to face off in the rescheduled date of October 24.
In preparation for the massive showdown, both fighters will have warm-up bouts this summer.
Dubois will face Erik Pfeifer next month but first, Joyce will be in action.
Joyce vs Wallisch: Date and time
This fight will take place on Saturday, July 25 and is being held at the BT Sport Studios in London.
The ring walks are expected from 10pm UK time but that will depend on the undercard results.
Chris Bourke takes on Ramez Mamood prior to the main event while Denzel Bentley and Louie Lynn are also in action.
Joyce vs Wallisch: TV channel and live stream
The fight will be shown on BT Sport 1 with coverage starting at 7:15pm.
The show will be live streamed on BT Sport’s website and app.
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Dubois vs Joyce date CONFIRMED: British heavyweight showdown rescheduled again due to coronavirus pandemic
Joe Joyce is preparing to take on Daniel Dubois later this year
Joyce vs Wallisch: Undercard
- Joe Joyce vs Michael Wallisch (Heavyweight)
- Chris Bourke vs Ramez Mamood (Super-Bantamweight)
- Denzel Bentley vs Mick Hall (Middleweight)
- Louie Lynn vs Monty Ogilvie (Featherweight)
- Ekow Essuman vs Opponent TBC (Welterweight)
Joyce vs Wallisch: Tale of the tape
Joyce – Wallisch
Nationality: British – German
Age: 34 – 34
Height: 6ft 6 – 6ft 5
Stance: Orthodox – Orthodox
Reach: 80in – 77in
Record: 10-0-0 – 20-3-0
KOs: 9 – 13
Rounds: 40 – 96
Debut: 20/10/2017 – 27/3/2010
Last fight: Beat Bryant Jennings – Beat Tony Yoka