Joe Joyce vs. Zhilei Zhang 2 date: Start time, undercard, live commentary and how to follow – Juggernaut plans revenge in rematch after first professional loss

Joe Joyce will want revenge when he faces Zhilei Zhang in their rematch next weekend.

Joyce saw his unbeaten record ended in April, losing to the hard-hitting Zhang after the fight was stopped due to his horrific swollen eye.

Joyce and Zhang will see each other again in September

“Juggernaut” immediately turned his attention to a rematch, activating the clause in his contract as he aims to regain his WBO interim heavyweight title.

Zhang’s size and power proved too much for the Briton last time out and he derailed his opponent’s plans to fight Tyson Fury or Oleksandr Usyk.

However, Joyce will look to put those plans back in place by regaining his momentum and status as number one challenger by returning to “Big Bang.”

Joyce vs Zhang 2: start date and time

This 12-round heavyweight rematch is scheduled for Saturday, September 23.

It will take place at the OVO Arena Wembley in London.

The card will begin from 6 p.m. and the main event ringwalks are expected from 10:30 p.m.

Joyce vs. Zhang 2: How to Follow

The fight will be exclusive live and can be listened to for free on talkSPORT. will also host a live blog for all the action.

To tune into talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 via the website, click HERE for the live stream.

You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, via your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

The event will also be broadcast on TNT Sports – the new name for BT Sport.

Fans can sign up to watch the fight by purchasing the monthly pass and more details can be found here.

Zhang spectacularly won first meeting with Joyce
Joyce suffered a nasty eye injury, but now has a chance to redeem herself

Joyce vs. Zhang 2: Undercard

Subject to change

  • MAIN EVENT: Joe Joyce vs. Zhilei Zhang – for WBO “interim” heavyweight title
  • Pierce O’Leary vs. Kane Gardner
  • Anthony Yarde vs TBD
  • Sam Noakes vs. Carlos Pérez
  • Zach Parker vs. Khalid Graidia
  • Ezra Taylor vs. Joel McIntyre
  • Royston Barney-Smith vs TBD
  • Moïse Itauma against Amine Boucetta
  • Tommy Fletcher vs. Alberto Tapia
  • Aloys Youmbi vs. Erik Nazaryan
  • Sean Noakes vs TBD

Joyce vs. Zhang 2: What was said?

Joyce told talkSPORT: “It’s difficult when you have a defeat and you have to rebuild and it’s been difficult.

“But I believe I can go back and reclaim it and I’m hungry to reclaim the title and my mandatory position.

“I don’t know if I’m excited but it’s something I have to do, it’s my job and I have to get back to work.

“I’ve worked really hard to get where I am and financially I’m in a good place, but I still want to follow this fight game.

“The journey isn’t over yet, it’s just a hurdle I have to overcome and I want to be heavyweight champion of the world.”

“I took a risk too far, but it revealed some things I need to work on to become a better boxer.”

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