His Excellency Turki Alalshikh, Chairman of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), revealed the stellar boxing lineup for Riyadh Season 2023. Set to take place at the Kingdom Arena on December 23, the ‘Day of Reckoning’ boasts a gathering of world-class champions and contenders.
Headlining the event, two-time unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will face Otto Wallin in a high-stakes clash. Former WBO world champion Joseph Parker takes on the formidable Deontay Wilder, while IBF No.1 contender Filip Hrgovic battles Mark De Mori in a thrilling heavyweight showdown.
The fight card includes WBA World light heavyweight champion Dmitrii Bivol defending his title against Lyndon Arthur and IBF World cruiserweight champion Jai Opetaia facing Ellis Zorro.
Other heavyweight bouts feature Arslanbek Makhmudov against European champion Agit Kabayel, Daniel Dubois against Big Baby Jarrell Miller, and Frank Sanchez taking on Junior Fa.
His Excellency Turki Alalshikh expressed pride in presenting this remarkable boxing event as part of Riyadh Season, offering a unique experience for all residents, visitors, and global boxing fans.
Frank Warren, Chairman of Queensberry, lauded the event’s significance, showcasing boxing’s best talents to a global audience. Spencer Brown of Goldstar and Eddie Hearn, Chairman of Matchroom Sport, also praised the collaboration, foreseeing a historic night in Riyadh.
Following the success of the “Battle of the Baddest” on October 28, where Tyson Fury emerged victorious against Francis Ngannou, the “Day of Reckoning” further solidifies Riyadh Season’s reputation as a hub for top-tier entertainment.
Riyadh Season, themed “Big Time,” continues to draw visitors worldwide, offering diverse entertainment options, concerts, and exhibitions.
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