The average number of viewers of the battle at Wembley was 659,000 people. This is a channel record for live broadcasts of boxing battles that began in the afternoon. In the USA the fight was shown at 17 o'clock in the afternoon.
It is noted that at the peak moment of the broadcast - 5th and 6th rounds - the audience was 687,000 spectators.
In the near future, statistics from another American television giant, the HBO, on which Joshua's fight against Klitschko was shown in the record are expected.
Ukrainian Klitschko's technical knockout defeated Anthony Joshua in a crowded Wembley Stadium in London in the presence of 90,000 spectators. Our compatriot could not win the championship belts according to the versions of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), the World Boxing Organization (IBO) and the waistband of the World Boxing Association (WBA). For Vladimir, this was the first exit in the ring 17 months after the sensational defeat by Tyson Fury.
The duel fully met the expectations of fans and experts. The fighters presented a magnificent spectacle, and hardly any of the fans regretted the money spent on tickets or the purchase of television broadcasts. The Wembley Stadium was packed up to refusal, which allowed organizers to raise millions of euros in profits.