- Anthony Joshua is scheduled to face-off with Kubrat Pulev for the IBF belt
- They were initially billed to meet in June but the outbreak of COVID-19 forced the fight to be postponed
- The 39-year-old has now listed Joshua's skin colour as part of his strengths ahead of the bout
Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev has identified a number of qualities he is looking out for ahead of his heavyweight bout against Anthony Joshua.
Both fighters are scheduled to face-off later this year at a yet to be announced venue and date after their earlier date was cancelled due to outbreak of deadly coronavirus.
The 39-year-old Bulgarian is challenging the British-Nigeria pugilist for the WBA, IBF and WBO titles in a mandatory fight.
When asked about the two-time heavyweight champion, Pulev mentioned a few things including the colour of Joshua's skin as reported by Sky Sports.
"His strengths? I'd say he has a very powerful punch undeniably. His tan is better than mine."
The encounter was initially billed for the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in June, but they are now looking for a new venue after COVID-19 forced them to postpone the meeting.
Pulev is the mandatory challenger for Joshua's IBF belt after defeating Hughie Fury in a final eliminator in October 2018.
Apart from his mandatory fight against the Bulgarian, Joshua has also been pitched against his countryman Tyson Fury in a unification fight.
The Gypsy King and he is fondly referred to dethroned Deontay Wilder earlier this year to claim the WBC title.
Although, both fighters signed a clause that will see them face off for the third time if the outcome does not favour either party.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Roy Jones Jr and Mike Tyson are ready to face-off in the rings in an eight-round exhibition fight next month.
The 51-year-old who has not stepped into the rings for over two years now reveals he will give his all in the fight.
Tyson last tasted action in 2005 when he officially hung his gloves after a couple of defeats, but he returned to the gym earlier this year and has been training for the encounter.
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