Hartlepool date for Britain’s ‘next world heavyweight champion’ Anthony Joshua

British  and Commonwealth heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua (left) will be at the Staincliffe Hotel on April 16.
British and Commonwealth heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua (left) will be at the Staincliffe Hotel on April 16.

Impressario Nathan Greathead says sports fans will get the chance to see “Britain’s next world heavyweight champion” at anevent.

Unbeaten boxing sensation Anthony Joshua, the British and Commonwealth title holder, will be the star attraction when Greathead stages the latest of his knockout dinner shows in Hartlepool.

I am sure he’s going to be Britain’s next world heavyweight champion

NATHAN GREATHEAD

London 2012 Olympic gold medallist Joshua will be at the Staincliffe Hotel on Saturday, April 16.

His appearance at the Seaton Carew venue comes seven days after he fights “Prince” Charles Martin for the IBF World heavyweight title in London.

If successful, the 26-year-old will be the next in line of world champions Greathead has brought to Hartlepool after appearances by ring legends Nigel Benn, Frank Bruno, Joe Calzaghe and Ricky Hatton.

“It is a thrill to bring someone as big as Anthony Joshua here to Hartlepool ,” said Nathan.

“I am sure he’s going to be Britain’s next world heavyweight champion.

“This will be his first event as a world championand what a chance for fans to have their picture taken with him with the IBF belt.

“I have no doubt he’s the biggest thing since Mike Tyson. I’m as excited for this show as any I’ve done.”

Tickets are on sale, either on an individual basis or tables of 10.

There are limited tickets numbers of £65 seats remaining as well as £100 front row seats, which include photo, two-course meal and a chance to win a signed glove.

Tickets are on sale at the Staincliffe Hotel or from Nathan, on 07874874219.