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Joshua 2/9 favourite with odds of 4/9 for Wilder to be KO’d

Fight tipped to take place next summer – Joshua 2/9 favourite with odds of 4/9 for Wilder to be KO’d – AJ favourite to win SPOTY 2017 award (2/9) With Eddie Hearn claiming that a fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder is a certainty in 2018, the excitement is building for a meeting between […]

Hearn says Joshua-Wilder meeting was positive

By Eric Thomas: Eddie Hearn says he had a “positive” first meeting with the management for Deontay Wilder on Thursday in New York to discuss a unification fight with Anthony Joshua for 2018. … Read

Joshua tells Fury to lose some weight

By Juan Flores: In a series of Tweets on Thursday, heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua turned into a Mr. Hyde type character in trashing Tyson Fury and Joseph Parker on social media. Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) told Fury to lose some weight in not so kind words. It also seems like it was someone else in […]

Hearn says Joshua-Wilder negotiations could be difficult

By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Eddie Hearn wants Deontay Wilder and his team to stay away from fantasy numbers when it comes time for them to begin negotiations for the Anthony Joshua fight today. Hearn doesn’t want to miss putting the Wilder-Joshua fight together by Wilder’s side pricing themselves out for the fight.… Read

Joshua’s promoter asks people on streets of NY if they know Wilder

By Jeff Aranow: In an experiment to test how popular heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is to the average American, Eddie Hearn, the promoter for IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, asked a couple of pedestrians on the street of New York if they’d ever heard of Wilder. Not surprisingly, the pedestrians said they don’t know who […]

Joshua vs. Wilder negotiations begin this week

By Juan Flores: IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn confirms that he’ll be meeting this week with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber’ Wilder’s advisers Al Haymon and Shelly Finkel to plan a unification fight for 2018.… Read

Hearn says Deontay Wilder’s team never contacted him to make fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn says no one from heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s team approached him to start negotiations for a fight against his star fighter Anthony Joshua. Hearn says it was he who contacted Wilder’s team about having him fight his stable fighter Dillian Whyte on February 3. … Read

Stiverne says he’s coming back, 100% dedicated

By Sean Jones: Former WBC heavyweight champion Bermane “B-Ware” has made it official that he’ll be going back to the drawing board and coming back with 100% commitment following his 1st round knockout loss to WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) last Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New […]

Sulaiman says Deontay Wilder reminds him of Holmes, Ali and Tyson

By Eric Thomas: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman says heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder’s performance last Saturday night against Bermane Stiverne reminded him at times of great heavyweights of the past in Larry Holmes, Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson.… Read

Hearn: We’ll have to pay Deontay Wilder more than he’s worth

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder doesn’t bring much value to a fight against IBF/WBA champion Anthony Joshua, according to promoter Eddie Hearn. He says there’s no comparison between the two heavyweights as far as commercial value goes. As such, Hearn says that they’ll have to pay Wilder far more than […]

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