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Anthony Joshua vs. Jermaine Franklin: How to watch in the U.K.

Anthony Joshua vs. Jermaine Franklin: How to watch in the U.K.DAZN

Anthony Joshua is on a mission to regain his heavyweight crown and that starts with Jermaine Franklin on Saturday night.

Joshua lost his world titles to Oleksandr Usyk in 2021 and he failed to gain revenge over the same fighter the following year.

Can Joshua send out a warning to the division? Or will Franklin cause a huge upset?

Here's everything you need to know ahead of Joshua vs. Franklin.

Joshua vs. Franklin fight date, start time

  • Date: Saturday, April 1 
  • Time: 7 p.m. BST / 2 p.m. ET 
  • Main event ringwalks (approx): 10:41 p.m. BST / 5:41 p.m. ET

The main card is set to get underway at 7 p.m. BST / 2 p.m. ET with the main event ringwalks scheduled for 10:41 p.m. BST / 5:41 p.m. ET. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights. 

How to watch Joshua vs. Franklin in the United Kingdom

DAZN will carry exclusive rights in the U.K. following the huge agreement it struck with Joshua in 2022 and his fight will be shown in multiple regions.

As well as being carried by DAZN, the card will also be shown on DAZN's Sky channel which subscribers can find on their Sky box on channel 429.

Virgin Media will also be showing the event. Viewers on Virgin purchasing the event will also receive one month's subscription of DAZN.

The card will stream live on DAZN in over 200 countries across the globe (except Greece, Cyprus, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Armenia and Vietnam). You can sign up for a subscription here.

However if you are in Argentina, Chile and Colombia you must download the DAZN app from the Apple App Store or Android Google Play store and then sign up from there, rather than via web browser.

What devices are supported on DAZN?

DAZN is available on web browsers at (except Argentina, Chile and Colombia) and also has apps available for all of the following TV and streaming devices:

Mobile DevicesTV & Streaming DevicesGame Consoles
iPhone, iPadAmazon Fire TVPlayStation 4
Android phones, tabletsAmazon Fire TV StickPlayStation 5
Amazon Fire tabletAndroid TVXBox One
 Apple TVXBox Series X | S
 Google Chromecast 
 LG Smart TV, Smartcast 
 Panasonic Smart TV 
 Samsung Smart TV 
 Sony Smart TV 

Where is the Joshua vs. Franklin fight?

The fight takes place at the O2 Arena in London. 

Joshua vs. Franklin odds

  • Anthony Joshua: 1/14
  • Jermaine Franklin: 8/1
  • Draw: 22/1

(All odds via William Hill as of Wednesday, March 29, odds subject to change between then and the fight.)

Odds correct at time of publishing. Available to UK residents (excluding Northern Ireland) aged 18+ only. T&Cs apply.

Anthony Joshua record and bio

  • Nationality: British
  • Date of birth: October 15, 1989
  • Height: 6' 6"  
  • Reach: 82"
  • Total fights: 27  
  • Record: 24-3 (22 KOs)  

Jermaine Franklin record and bio

  • Nationality: American
  • Date of birth: October 21, 1993  
  • Height: 6' 2"  
  • Reach: 77"
  • Total fights: 22  
  • Record: 21-1 (14 KOs)  

Joshua vs. Franklin fight card

  • Anthony Joshua vs. Jermaine Franklin; Heavyweight
  • Fabio Wardley vs.  Michael Polite Coffie; Heavyweight
  • Galal Yafai vs. Moises Calleros; Flyweight
  • Austin Williams vs. River Wilson-Bent; Middleweight
  • Campbell Hatton vs. Louis Fielding; Super lightweight
  • John Hedges vs. Daniel Bocianski; Light heavyweight
  • Jordan Flynn vs. Kane Barker; Super featherweight
  • Juergen Uldedaj vs. Benoit Huber; Cruiserweight
  • Ziyad Almaayouf vs. Georgi Velichkov; Super lightweight
  • Peter Kadiru vs. Alen Lauriolle; Heavyweight