British heavyweight Anthony Joshua will be hoping to move a step closer to another title shot when he goes up against Otto Wallin later this year.
This will be the first time these two have met in the professional ranks, but they did face each other twice as amateurs and it was the Brit who came out on top both times - in the Haringey Box Cup final in 2010 and in Stockholm in 2011.
After back-to-back defeats to Oleksandr Usyk that saw AJ lose his WBA, IBF and WBO belts before then failing to win them back in a rematch, the 2012 Olympic champion has responded with victories over Jermaine Franklin Jr and Robert Helenius.
Since giving Tyson Fury 47 stitches back in 2019, Wallin has chalked up six straight victories and he will be a dangerous opponent for Joshua.
Here's everything you need to know ahead of the showdown...
The fight between Joshua and Wallin will take place on 23rd December.
The main card is set to begin at 7pm UK time. The main event ringwalks are yet to be announced, although it's expected Joshua v Wallin will be in the ring after 10pm.
The Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia will host this intriguing heavyweight clash between Joshua and Wallin.
The 'Day of Reckoning' card will be available live on DAZN as a pay-per-view event in the UK, priced at £19.99.
No, but a win for either fighter here could see them elevated into the mandatory position to fight for the IBF title.
26-3 (23 KOs)
Joshua has won 26 of his 29 fights, 23 of those victories coming by knockout, and the Brit is a two-time former unified world heavyweight champion, having held the WBA, IBF, and WBO titles twice between 2016 and 2021.
The 34-year-old, who has lost to Andy Ruiz and Usyk (twice), stands at 6' 6" and fights out of an orthodox stance.
26-1 (14 KOs)
Wallin turned professional in 2013 and he has only suffered one defeat from his 27 fights, that coming against Fury in 2019 at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
The 32-year-old, who has won 14 fights by knockout, is 6' 5" and adopts a southpaw stance.
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