Sale of tickets to kick off on Friday: Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev.
Tickets for December 12 clash between Nigeria born British pugilist Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev opens on Friday organisers have revealed with no fewer than 1000 fans expected to storm the venue.
Fans have been unable to attend boxing matches amid the coronavirus pandemic with fights having been held behind closed doors.
Two-time heavyweight world champion Joshua returns to action for the first time in a year as he takes on Pulev in a bout that was originally scheduled for the summer.
They were due to meet at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium before the pandemic struck with Joshua having been left on the sidelines.
The cheapest ticket for the Joshua versus Pulev showdown has been put at £100, about N50, 345.60.
Venue managers have assured that all covid-19 protocols will be observed adding that collaboration with health authorities has been taking seriously.
Joshua versus Pulev waiting for December 12
“The SSE Arena, Wembley will open its doors with best-in-class procedures from ASM Global’s VenueShield programme.
“VenueShield is a comprehensive, industry-leading programme deployed at more than 325 ASM Global facilities around the world, providing the highest levels of enhanced cleanliness and safety.
“As a response to the coronavirus pandemic, ASM Global has partnered with medical professionals, industry leaders, and public health officials to create a welcoming, secure environment while providing the most advanced hygienic safeguards for anyone visiting the building.
“We are following all government and local authority health guidelines in order to reopen, and look forward to bringing fans and events back in a Covid-secure way,” enthused John Drury, VP & General Manager of The SSE Arena, Wembley.
Anthony Joshua has not fought since pummeling Andy Ruiz Jr last December in Saudi Arabia to reclaim his title