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Alert: We’re aware of fake websites selling tickets for the Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker boxing match before their official release date

19th January 2018

Action Fraud is warning the public not to purchase tickets for the Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker Heavyweight World title boxing match on websites that are offering them before their official release date. 

Tickets for the blockbuster Heavyweight World title boxing match between Anthony Joshua MBE and Joseph Parker go on pre-sale to Matchroom Fight Pass members at midday on Monday 22nd January and general sale on Tuesday 23rd January ahead of the event live on Sky Sports Box Office on the 31st March.

Tickets for the event are priced at £40, £60, £80, £100, £150, £200, £300 and £600 – with VIP tickets priced at £2000.

As these tickets do not go on sale until Monday, it is physically impossible for these tickets to exist. Any website that is offering tickets for sale before Monday 22nd January is likely to be fraudulent. 

On one of the scam websites we’ve been monitoring you can actually add more VIP ringside seats to the basket and proceed to the payment page than there are seats at ringside.

Tickets go on sale for the fight by the official ticketing partner Stub Hub. Their website tells you everything you need to know about the fight taking place at Cardiff's Principality Stadium.

Last year we launched a campaign which showed that more than 21,000 people reported falling victim to ticket fraud in the previous 3 years with a total loss of £17 million. 

Follow our advice on how to buy tickets safely online to avoid fraud.

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