Unified heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua to fight Jarrell Miller in June

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Anthony Joshua will fight in the United States in June

"I will leave nothing to chance and plan on dismantling Miller in style to make my mark". He has won all of those bouts, 21 by knockout.

Granted, Miller was not the first fight for Joshua in terms of choice next up but he certainly doesn't care with the big pay day that's ahead and the opportunity to realize an ambition in becoming heavyweight champion of the world.

At a press conference to announce the launch of DAZN in July, Miller got into a confrontation with Joshua as the two exchanged words in front of the crowd.

"Jarrell is still an unknown fighter here in America".

The 29-year-old last fought in September, also at Wembley, when securing one of his finest victories by stopping Russia's Alexander Povetkin in seven rounds.

'Heavyweight boxing is booming and I think this is a great move for him now to expand globally'.

'The public demand was for the Wilder or Fury fight, but with those set for a rematch ordered by the WBC we were left with the options of Dillian Whyte or Big Baby Miller. "He is a mountain of a man with an incredible work rate, and he will get the chance to challenge [Joshua] in his backyard this summer".

The fight will be broadcast by DAZN, the streaming service that also has a huge monetary deal with middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez.

Fans for years have clamored for a Joshua-Wilder fight, and a Joshua-Fury fight would be massive in the U.K. If Joshua defeats Miller, he'd keep alive one of those bouts in the near term.

"A new chapter for our brilliant World King Anthony Joshua as he looks to light up America for the first time against New York's brash, big hitting Jarrell Miller", said Adam Smith, Head of Sky Sports Boxing. Joshua was ringside and clearly enjoyed the electric atmosphere.

"It's been an eventful few months, but I'm delighted to finally announce that Anthony Joshua will make his American debut at the iconic Madison Square Garden on June 1", Hearn said.

"AJ has created an incredible "Lion's Den" atmosphere in the United Kingdom and we plan to bring that energy to NY, " said Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn.

Though Joshua will be a healthy betting favorite vs. Miller, the NY native will have a solid chance to pull the upset. Their sequel, which is close to being finalized, is likely to take place on April 27 or May 18.

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