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BBC to Show Joshua Build-Up Documentary

The build-up to the huge world title heavyweight clash between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko promises to be a fascinating affair.

Expectation levels are high with both fighters desperate to win, Joshua wants the win to establish himself as the main man in the heavyweight division whilst Klitschko wants the win to become the oldest boxer since George Foreman to regain a world heavyweight title.

With 90,000 tickets sold for the show, at Wembley Arena, every word uttered by either boxer is expected to be snatched up by the media to generate column inches.

However, it seems that the BBC, who don’t to cover Boxing at any great depth, unless it’s related to the Olympic Games, are set to break new ground by showing a documentary.

The documentary will focus on the run-up to the bout from the perspective of Anthony Joshua and will be screened on BBC, we also understand the documentary will be made by Goalhangar Films, who are associated with the BBC’s football presenter Gary Lineker.

It should make interesting viewing and perhaps, on the back of the viewing figures the airing of the documentary gets, we might find the BBC getting more involved in the sport, or is that just wishful thinking?


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 13 2017

Time: 12:44PM

 

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