Joshua ready for Wilder but promoter wants no more Deontay delay
Britain's Anthony Joshua believes his long-awaited clash with fellow world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will take place as it would be "silly not to".
Parker’s promoter blames ‘greedy’ Wilder men for delayed unification bout
Joseph Parker’s promoter, David Higgins has launched a stinging verbal broadside at Anthony Joshua rival, Deontay Wilder, saying the American’s greed is killing any hope of unifying the world boxing heavyweight class, reports boxingnewsonline.net. In a story filed by John Dennen, Higgins said the ‘Wilder side are so outrageously cynical and greedy that they’re killing…
Anthony Joshua to have his next two fights at Wembley
Anthony Joshua has announced he will return to Wembley Stadium for his next two fights. The WBA, IBF and WBO champion has signed a deal to have his next two fights at the Wembley Stadium on 22 September and 13 April. Joshua's last fight at the Wembley was in April 2017 where he beat Wladimir…
Wilder agrees to heavyweight unification bout with Joshua in UK
Deontay Wilder has agreed to a unification fight against Anthony Joshua to take place in the United Kingdom (U.K), and contract will be sent out this week to the WBC champion to sign, according to promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing, reports boxingnews.com.
Wilder, Joshua agree fight deal
Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua have agreed terms for a heavyweight unification bout which will take place at a British venue later this year, ESPN reported on Monday.
‘Joshua, Wilder in progressing talks over heavyweight unification bout’
Heavyweights champions, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder are in progressing talks about unifying their belts in a hugely anticipated bout, says Joshua’s manager, Eddie Hearn. Deontay Wilder’s co-manager Shelly Finkel claimed they were offered an £8.8 million flat fee for the fight to happen, however Joshua’s team denied this. But Hearn denied making the ‘Bronze…
Joshua reveals rematch clause added to Wilder offer
Anthony Joshua has revealed a secret clause, which had been inserted into the offer made to Deontay Wilder. Joshua is hoping to set up a showdown with the American later this year to try and unify the entire heavyweight division. Wilder has held the WBC title since 2015 but it is the only belt Joshua…
Act like Muhammad Ali, Obisia tells Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder
Former Nigeria boxing chief coach, Obisia Nwankpa has challenged Nigerian-born British world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua and his American counterpart...
One down, Joshua begins Deontay Wilder ‘negotiations next week’
Promoter Barry Hearn has revealed that negotiations for an Anthony Joshua versus Deontay Wilder negotiations could start as early as next week.Joshua has Wilder’s WBC crown in his sights after beating Joseph Parker on points to add the WBO title to his IBF and WBA belts.
Joshua calls out Wilder after breezing past Parker
Anthony Joshua called for a heavyweight unification fight with Deontay Wilder, saying it was "not time to sit back and enjoy the ride", after beating Joseph Parker in Cardiff on Saturday. Joshua added Parker's World Boxing Organisation heavyweight title to his International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association belts with a unanimous points decision over…
Joshua tells heavyweight rival Wilder to 'stop the fantasy'
Anthony Joshua has urged Deontay Wilder to be "realistic" about who is the bigger draw card should the heavyweight champions meet in a blockbuster unification fight.