Eddie Hearn says that if he doesn't get a response from Deontay Wilder's team soon, he and Anthony Joshua will move on to a fight against WBA mandatory Alexander Povetkin. While the Wilder camp has gone quiet with negotiating a fight with Anthony Joshua, Eddie Hearn has also been speaking with
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,