Joe Joyce returns to the ring in April for his first fight of 2023 when he takes on China's Zhilei Zhang.
Joyce, who holds the WBO interim world heavyweight title, will look to keep sharp with the winner of this contest potentially facing the winner of undisputed clash between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk.
Will Joyce continue to roll through some of the heavyweight division's toughest names, or will Zhang spring a surprise in London?
Here's everything you need to know about Joyce vs. Zhang.
When is Joyce vs. Zhang? Date, start time
- Date: Saturday, April 15
- Main card: 7 p.m. GMT (8 p.m. BST) / 2 p.m. ET
- Main event ringwalks (approx): 10 p.m. GMT (11 p.m. BST) / 5 p.m. ET
The main card is set to get underway at 7 p.m. GMT (8 p.m. BST) / 2 p.m. ET with the main event ringwalks scheduled for 10 p.m. GMT (11 p.m. BST) / 5 p.m. ET. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights.
What channel/stream is Joyce vs. Zhang?
- U.S.: TBA
- UK: BT Sport
BT Sport will broadcast the fight in the UK, a broadcaster for the U.S. is yet to be announced at the time of writing.
Where is the Joyce vs. Zhang fight?
The fight will take place at the Copper Box Arena in London.
Joe Joyce record and bio
- Nationality: British
- Date of Birth: September 19, 1985
- Height: 6' 6"
- Reach: 80"
- Total Fights: 15
- Record: 15-0 (14 KOs)
Zhilei Zhang record and bio
- Nationality: Chinese
- Date of Birth: May 2, 1983
- Height: 6' 6"
- Reach: N/A
- Total Fights: 26
- Record: 24-1-1 (19 KOs)
Joyce vs. Zhang fight card
- Joe Joyce vs. Zhilei Zhang; For Joyce's WBO interim world heavyweight title
- Denzel Bentley vs. Kieran Smith; Middleweight