Pulev needs special UK permission to fight Joshua in Britain

The heavyweight bout between Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev remains in limbo despite a recent relaxing of travel rules coming into the United Kingdom (UK).

UK government figures outlined several countries that will be exempt from quarantine rules upon arrival in the country.

Bulgaria was not on this list, Therefore, Pulev and his team would face a two-week lockdown once they land in London. Unless Bulgaria is added soon.

Pulev’s co-promoter, Ivan Gotzev, said: “The last hurdle to get this fight done is the world’s hurdle.

Gotzev is said to be eyeing options in London, exclusively for Joshua vs Pulev. The Royal Albert Hall has been mentioned, along with even taking the fight back to Tottenham Stadium.

Unlike the United States, the UK is one of those faring better than others in the fight against the pandemic.

Should the transmission rate stay under one for the next four to six weeks, it’s believed the UK Government will consider stadiums hosting events at thirty to fifty per cent capacity.

PICTURE CREDIT: INTERNATIONAL BOXING FEDERATION

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