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Breazeale hopes to spoil Joshua vs. Wilder plans

By Scott Gilfoid: Dominic Breazeale (19-1, 17 KOs) is hoping to put a wrench in the plans for a big money unification fight between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) and IBF/WBA/WBO champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs).  → read full story

Anthony Joshua vs. Alexander Povetkin official for September 22

By Scott Gilfoid: It’s now official that IBF, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) will be defending his title against former WBA champion Alexander Povetkin (34-1, 24 KOs) on September 22 at Wembley Stadium in London, England.  → read full story

Joshua vs Povetkin official

Anthony Joshua OBE will defend his WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO Heavyweight World titles against WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium Connected by EE on September 22, live on Sky Sports Box Office.  → read full story

Wilder: Joshua fight is a 50-50 fight, that’s the bottom line

By Allan Fox: Deontay Wilder hasn’t given up on a big unification match with Anthony Joshua despite his British promoter Eddie Hearn standing firm with his flat fee $15 million offer.  → read full story

Hearn says Deontay Wilder should receive less for Joshua fight on April 13

By Scott Gilfoid: Not only is Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn not willing to increase the $15 million flat fee offer that he previously made to WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder to face Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) on April 13, but he’s now saying that he thinks the American fighter should receive a […]

Hearn: If Wilder doesn’t sign for Joshua fight, then Whyte is April opponent

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn still insists that Deontay Wilder is the number one option for Anthony Joshua to fight early next year on April 13 at Wembley Stadium in London, England, but if he chooses not to ink the contract, then Matchroom Boxing stable fighter Dillian Whyte will be the one that faces AJ […]

Finkel says Joshua’s promoter never wanted Joshua-Wilder fight next

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s manager Shelly Finkel says Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn never seriously wanted to make the Joshua-Wilder fight next for September.  → read full story

Anthony Joshua: I’m waiting for a signature

By Scott Gilfoid: Anthony Joshua took to his social media site today to post a photo of himself upside down, saying that he’s still waiting for a signature.  → read full story

Warren thinks Joshua making mistake fighting Povetkin

By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Frank Warren thinks Anthony Joshua is potentially making a huge mistake in choosing to face Russian Alexander Povetkin instead of facing WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder in a unification fight.  → read full story

Eddie Hearn says how Wilder can make $50 million

By Scott Gilfoid: Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn explains how WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder can make $50 million by agreeing to a $5 million tune-up fight followed by a $15 million flat fee to face AJ, and if victorious in that fight, a $30 million payday in the rematch.  → read full story

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