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Wilder reveals why Joshua fight didn’t happen

By Scott Gilfoid: Much to the disappointment to many boxing fans, Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua won’t be facing each other in 2018 in a big heavyweight unification fight.  → read full article

Hearn says Povetkin is likely next for Joshua

By Scott Gilfoid: Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn thinks Deontay Wilder and his management are playing games by not returning the contract for the Anthony Joshua fight, so he now is ready to move on and match AJ against WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin for September.  → read full article

WBA orders Anthony Joshua to sign for Alexander Povetkin fight within 24 hours

By Scott Gilfoid: The World Boxing Association is ready to order champion Anthony Joshua to defend his WBA heavyweight title against mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin. The WBA will be ordering the fight within 24 hours, according to Sky Sports News.  → read full article

Hearn: Joshua vs. Povetkin close, Wilder still possible

By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Eddie Hearn says he has a deal that he already has a deal in position between IBF, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and his WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin, but there’s still a possibility WBC champion Deontay Wilder could get the fight depending on his willingness to come to the UK […]

Hearn has 3 options for Joshua’s next fight: Wilder, Miller or Povetkin

By Tim Royner: IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s promoter Barry Hearn plans on meeting with AJ on Tuesday to discuss his next fight. Hearn has three possible opponents for Joshua to pick from and they are as follows: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller and WBA mandatory Alexander Povetkin.  → read full article

Hearn says Joshua will decide on Wilder in 10 days

By Tim Royner: Promoter Barry Hearn says Anthony Joshua will be making his decision whether to fight WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder next when he sits down to make his decision in 7 to 10 days.  → read full article

Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder: Eddie Hearn heads to New York for talks with Al Haymon

By David Alexander: Eddie Hearn is heading to New York for talks with Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) as a long-awaited clash with Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) moves ever closer.  → read full article

Povetkin’s promoter says discussions have started for Anthony Joshua fight

By Scott Gilfoid: WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin’s Russian promoter Andrey Ryabinskiy states that negotiations have started for a fight against WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua for a fight that could take place in UK, USA or Russia.  → read full article

WBA orders Anthony Joshua vs. Alexander Povetkin negotiations to start

By Scott Gilfoid: The World Boxing Association has officially ordered the fight between WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin. The management for the two fighters has 30 days to negotiate the fight before a purse bid takes place.  → read full article

Povetkin not interested in Whyte fight, wants Joshua now

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn can forget about trying to push Dillian Whyte onto Alexander Povetkin, as the Russian fighter is making it clear that he ONLY wants his WBA mandated title shot against Anthony Joshua now.  → read full article

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