Joe Joyce vs Christian Hammer

We will see the return of Joe Joyce in the ring as he will fight against Christian Hammer tonight at OVO Arena, Wembley. Here, you will get every piece of information about the Joyce vs Hammer fight.

Joe Joyce has not been defeated in any of his 13 professional fights to this point and has shown tremendous success in his most recent two battles against Carlos Takam and Daniel Dubois.

Christian Hammer has already competed twice in 2018, losing a decision to Cuban star Frank Sanchez in January and then knocking out Drazen Zanjanin in the first round of their fight in Berlin in May.

At first, Joyce was going to fight Joseph Parker, who used to be the WBO world heavyweight champion.

But the fight couldn’t happen because Parker’s trainer Andy Lee said he couldn’t be there.

What has been said?

Joyce said: “I’ve known about Christian Hammer for a while now.

“He has fought everybody, it is going to be a good fight, he comes forward and it will be exciting.

“It is one to get me ready for the next fights coming up.

“I’ve been out of the ring for a whole year now so it will be good to dust off the gloves and shake off the cobwebs.

“It is going to be a big year, this year and next, with some great fights and I just need to be in the right place.”

Who is Joe Joyce?

Joe Joyce is a British professional boxer. He made his amateur boxing debut in 2011. The following year he won the 2012 ABA Championship and GB Amateur Boxing Championship.

In 2013, he won a bronze medal in the European Amateur Boxing Championship. Participating in the 2016 Olympics, he earned a silver medal.

The British boxer faced Daniel Dubois on 28 November 2020 at Church House London. Defeating Dubois with KO, Joyce earned the British, Commonwealth, WBC Silver, WBO International, and European heavyweight titles. He will face Christian Hammer for 2nd title defense bout on July 2, 2022.

  • Nationality: Great Britain
  • Date of Birth: September 19, 1985
  • Height: 6′ 6″
  • Reach: 80″
  • Total Fights: 13
  • Record: 13-0 (12 KOs)

Who is Christian Hammer?

Christian Hammer is a professional Romanian-German boxer. He made his amateur debut back in 2006. He fought as an amateur for only two years. Within the time, he competed in 7 bouts and won 6 of them. Following his loss against the former professional, David Price, Hammer had a 6-month break.

Hammer has a record of 26-9 fights. While the win-to-loss ratio isn’t impressive, his opponent list is. He faced off against popular top-class boxers such as Tyson Fury, Alexander Povetkin, Luis Ortiz, and Frank Sanchez. Hammer will fight Joe “Juggernaut” Joyce coming July 2 for winning a 4th career title.

  • Nationality: Germany
  • Date of Birth: September 27, 1987
  • Height: 6′ 2.5″
  • Reach: 78″
  • Total Fights: 36
  • Record: 27-9 (17 KOs)

Joyce vs. Hammer Date, Time, and Venue:

Date: The fight will take place on Saturday, July 2, 2022.

Time: The main card will start at 2 p.m. ET, where the ring walk of the main event will be held at 6 p.m. ET.

Venue: The fight event will take place at the OVO Arena, Wembley.

FIght Card:

  • Joe Joyce vs. Christian Hammer; Heavyweight
  • Jason Cunningham vs. Zolani Tete for Cunningham’s Commonwealth super bantamweight title
  • Mark Chamberlain vs. Marc Vidal; Lightweight
  • Micky Burke vs. Serge Ambomo; Super welterweight
  • Henry Turner vs. Jakub Laskowski; Super lightweight
  • Tommy Fletcher vs. Darryl Sharp; Cruiserweight
  • Arnold Obodai vs. TBA; Cruiserweight

How to Live Stream Joe Joyce vs. Christian Hammer?

  • ESPN+
  • BT Sports

In the USA, you will be able to watch the Joyce vs Hammer live stream on ESPN+. The fight will cost you $6.99 a month. You will need to subscribe to the ESPN+ to watch the event.

BT Sports will be showing the Joyce vs Hammer live in the United Kingdom. The subscription fee will cost you £25 a month. If you want to watch the event online from there, you will need to install BT Sports App on your streaming device.

Prediction:

Hammer is a good fighter who will be resilient in the ring and will most probably lose over title contenders. Hammer is what he really is.

That indicates that he will also be defeated by Joyce. In order for Joyce to have a significant impact on this division, he must first pass the Hammer test and then tackle the challenging material presented by Parker. The first section shouldn’t be too much of a challenge for him. Joyce vs Hammer Prediction: Joe Joyce will win the fight.

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