Anthony Joshua’s fight vs Kubrat Pulev simulated with Brit destroying Bulgarian in sixth-round KO – The Sun
ANTHONY JOSHUA will KO Kubrat Pulev in the sixth round of their world title fight.
That's if the clash follows the pattern of their simulated clash on Fight Night.
SunSport put the scrap throught the simulator several times, with a sixth-round KO proving the most likely outcome.
That would follow what the bookies are saying, with 38-year-old Pulev a 7/1 shot of the upset, AJ is is short as 1/12.
With a whole host of events postponed or cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, fans have been left relying on virtual sports.
On Saturday ITV broadcast a virtual Grand National agfter the original Aintree version was cancelled.
Potters Cross won the four-and-a-half mile race at odds of 16/1, with 5/1 favourite Tiger Roll back in fourth.
Punters were allowed to put wagers on the race with most betting companies, with many donating a propertion to NHS-relatyed charities.
VIRTUAL SPORTS ALL THE RAGE
And the World Boxing Super Series are running their middleweight legends tournament using the legendary Fight Night computer game on the back of their hugely popular heavyweight version.
Mike Tyson outpointed Muhammad Ali in the final of that one in a real battle of boxing legends.
Joshua's WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight world title defence against Pulev was originally scheduled for June 20
at the Tottenham Hotsour Stadium before it was postponed because of the coronavirus crisis.
That is now believed to be taking place on July 25 after Bulgarian Pulev leaked the date on Instagram.
The 38-year-old wrote: "Despite humanity's most difficult fight to date and the underestimation of the effects on the world of the coronavirus, we will be forced to learn to live in a new, not so pleasant, way that millions of people around the world will be mildly unhappy.
"Despite the difficulties, we must find new opportunities to smile, to transform our lives so that despite all the unpleasant things, to remain happy and to believe in a better future, and that all of this is, after all, for good!
"This is exactly why, despite my real view of the situation, I strongly believe that a world title match can be held on the new date of July 25."
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