Boxing is returning exclusively to the talkSPORT network, starting this Saturday night with Joe Joyce vs Michael Wallisch.
The heavyweight contest is in preparation for British boxing’s super-fight between Joyce and Daniel Dubois at The O2 on October 24, which will also be covered live and exclusively on the talkSPORT network.
Dubois and Joyce will go head-to-head in a huge all-British clash later this year
We’ll also bring you live and exclusive radio coverage of Dubois’ warm-up fight in August as the boxing world looks towards the massive showdown between two potential world heavyweight champions.
talkSPORT’s commentary team for the fight nights includes boxing experts Andy Clarke, Gareth A Davies and Spencer Oliver.
Kicking off this Saturday night, you can hear all the build up to Joyce vs Wallish and all the action live in a Fight Night special from 9pm-1am on talkSPORT.
Frank Warren said: “I’m delighted to be able to bring live boxing to talkSPORT and have talkSPORT partner with us as we make our way towards one of the biggest heavyweight fights in recent memory: Daniel Dubois vs Joe Joyce.
“Both Daniel and Joe have really tough tune-up fights to get through before that’s a done deal though, and talkSPORT listeners will have the chance to follow every moment from those fights too.
“Joe faces experienced German veteran Michael Wallisch this Saturday, then Daniel will face amateur standout Erik Pfeifer on August 29th. Should everything go to plan, fans will then get the big one – Dubois vs Joyce – on October 24th, live from The O2 Arena.
“This is an exciting time for heavyweight boxing in this country and I’m happy talkSPORT will be telling that story.”
An Olympic medallist, Joyce has had ten professional fights and won them all
Head of talkSPORT Lee Clayton said: “talkSPORT has form in delivering the biggest boxing bouts – these rights follow our exclusive coverage of the box office Fury v Wilder rematch in February and our fantastic Fight Night show which comes to life around these major events.
“Watch out for our Fight of My Life series too, including legends such as Barry McGuigan, Johnny Nelson and Nigel Benn selecting and talking through the greatest fight of their careers.
“Our team of boxing experts will engage our legion of fight fans and bring them all the insight, analysis and unmissable action throughout the contests.”
Listeners can tune in to talkSPORT online HERE, through the app, via your smart speaker, on DAB digital radio and on 1089 or 1053 AM.
talkSPORT’s fight coverage includes:
Joe Joyce v Michael Wallisch from 9pm on Saturday, July 25
Daniel Dubois v Erik Pfeifer on Saturday, August 29
Daniel Dubois v Joe Joyce on Saturday, October 24