A fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder could be made to wait. After becoming tired at two months worth of negotiations with no deal signed, the WBA has now ordered Anthony Joshua to sign for a mandatory title defence against Alexander Povetkin "within 24 hours". Any plans for Anthony Joshua
Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) has admitted that a potential super-fight between the divisions two heavyweight champions "has to happen". Joshua, who holds the IBF, WBA and WBO belts called out WBC champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) in the aftermath of Joshua's points win over Joseph Parker two weeks ago.
Deontay Wilder has finally accepted the terms to challenge Anthony Joshua in the UK for a 60/40 purse split in a fight to decide the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. Since Anthony Joshua beat Joseph Parker on Saturday night, winning a unanimous points decision at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff,
Dillian Whyte has vacated his British heavyweight title, the Brixton man was due to face Sam Sexton for the Lonsdale belt after British Boxing Board of Control ordered the fight. However, Whyte wanted to move away from the domestic scene. Following his controversial points win over Dereck Chisora in December in one
Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) successfully defended his WBC heavyweight world title with a ninth round stoppage victory against a spirited Arthur Szpilka (20-2, 15 KOs) at the Barclays Centre, New York in the early hours of Sunday morning. It was a poor performance from the champion, who struggled with Szpilka’s