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Day of Reckoning Saudi Arabia: Fights, times, undercard & more

Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder will fight on the same card in December as the 'Day of Reckoning' event takes place in Saudi Arabia.

The two former heavyweight world champions are on a collision course and are expected to meet next year, but first they must navigate their way past their next opponents.

Joshua comes up against Otto Wallin, while Wilder will face off against former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker.

Those are just two of the fights on an action packed night that forms one of the biggest fight cards in the history of boxing.

Here's everything you need to know about the blockbuster night of fighting action...
 

Day of Reckoning date

The Day of Reckoning card will take place on Saturday 23rd December. 
 

Day of Reckoning venue

The Day of Reckoning card will take place at the impressive Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, as part of Riyadh Season. As well as the boxing card, there are expected to be performances from a number of music artists on the night but full details are yet to be disclosed. 

Tyson Fury's win over Francis Ngannou at the end of October was the opening event of Riyadh Season, the fourth edition of the now annual event, and this year's showpiece will run for a number of months - potentially until March.

Fury is due to fight again as part of the festivities in a highly-anticipated unification bout with Oleksandr Usyk on 17th February. 

There are other sporting events taking place as well, including the Spanish Super Cup in January and the inaugural edition of the Riyadh Season Tennis Cup.  
 

How to watch Day of Reckoning

The card will be broadcast by DAZN. UK customers can view the pay-per-view event for £19.95.
 

Day of Reckoning line-up

The two headline events may not be title fights but there are a few belts being contested on the Day of Reckoning card. 

We've got a rundown of all the fights fans can look forward to.

Anthony Joshua v Otto Wallin

Joshua continued his bid to become a three-time world champion with a tough match-up against Sweden's Otto Wallin (26-1-1NC). 

Joshua heads into the fight after back-to-back wins, claiming a seventh round KO of Robert Helenius in his last bout.

Anthony Joshua v Otto Wallin: All you need to know
 

Deontay Wilder v Joseph Parker

Wilder has fought just once since losing his third meeting with Tyson Fury in 2021. 

The 'Bronze Bomber' stopped Helenius in the first round in October 2022 but may face a bit more of a challenge from New Zealand's Joseph Parker, who is on a three-fight winning run.

Deontay Wilder v Joseph Parker: All you need to know
 

Daniel Dubois v Jarrell Miller

Daniel Dubois was last seen losing out in his first world title shot as he was stopped in the ninth round by Usyk. 

The Briton came out of that clash with plenty of credit, however, and his attempt to engineer another title chance begins with a tough match-up against undefeated American Jarrell Miller.

Daniel Dubois v Jarrell Miller: All you need to know
 

Dmitry Bivol v Lyndon Arthur

Russian star Dmitry Bivol is one of boxing's pound-for-pound stars and he is one of just two men to have a win over Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez on his record. 

Bivol defends his WBA light heavyweight crown against Manchester's Lyndon Arthur.

Dmitry Bivol v Lyndon Arthur: All you need to know
 

Filip Hrgovic v Mark de Mori

Filip Hrgovic could be fighting for the IBF title in his next outing if he manages to overcome Mark de Mori in Riyadh. 

Filip Hrgovic v Mark de Mori: All you need to know
 

Jai Opetaia v Ellis Zorro

Australian southpaw Jai Opetaia (23-0, 18 KOs) puts his IBF cruiserweight title on the line against another undefeated fighter in the shape of London's Ellis Zorro.

Jai Opetaia v Ellis Zorro: All you need to know
 

Arslanbek Makhmudov v Agit Kabayel

Two unbeaten heavyweights are due to collide as Russia's Arslanbek Makhmudov and Germany's Agit Kabayel clash.
 

Frank Sanchez v Junior Fa

The opening bout of the night, subject to change, will see unbeaten Cuban heavyweight Frank Sanchez come up against New Zealand's Junior Fa. 
 

Day of Reckoning odds

Joshua is 2/7 to beat 11/4 Wallin, while Wilder is 1/6 to beat 4/1 Parker.

Dubois can be backed at 1/4 to get the better of 3/1 Miller.

Arthur is 9/1 to upset Bivol and Zorro can be backed at 10/1 to take Opetaia's IBF strap.
 

This article was written by a partner sports writer via Spotlight Sports Group. All odds displayed on this page were correct at the time of writing and are subject to withdrawal or change at any time.

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