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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

Anthony Joshua to fight at Wembley Stadium on Sep.22 & Apr.13

By Scott Gilfoid: Anthony Joshua will be fighting at Wembley Stadium on September 22 this year against Alexander Povetkin and then on April 13 in 2019 against potentially Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury or Dillian Whyte.  → read full story

Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin sign for VADA testing for September fight

By Trevor McIntyre: WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and former WBA belt holder Alexander Povetkin have both reportedly signs for VADA drug testing ahead of their fight in September at a still to be determined venue in the UK.  → read full story

Deontay Wilder: I hope Povetkin knocks Joshua out

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder tried his best to get the unification fight against IBF/WBA/WBO champion Anthony Joshua but in the end, the British fighter and his promoter Eddie Hearn preferred to go in the path of safety by choosing to face WBA mandatory Alexander Povetkin (34-1, 24 KOs) next.  → read full […]

Hearn says Deontay Wilder can still sign contract for Joshua fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn says Deontay Wilder can still sign the contract that he sent him for the heavyweight unification fight against Anthony Joshua, but the fight will need to wait until April 13 at Wembley Stadium in London, England.  → read full story

Deontay Wilder holding the WBA and heavyweight division to ransom

By Damian Poole: Sad news for some boxing fans this week as WBO, IBF, WBA(super) and IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0-20 KO’s) was order by the WBA to finalise a fight with the Russia, Alexander Povetkin (34-1-24 KO’s) within 24 hours as of Tuesday 26th June or be stripped of the belt.  → read full […]

Hearn offers Deontay Wilder 2-fight deal

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn said to IFL TV that he’s offered Deontay Wilder a 2-fight deal in which he can get $5 million for what he describes as a “tick over” fight against a mutually agreed upon opponent in October or November, and then a fight for $15 million against Anthony Joshua on April […]

Deontay Wilder furious, calls Anthony Joshua a “coward”

By Scott Gilfoid: Deontay Wilder says Anthony Joshua never wanted to fight him, and that’s he’s a “coward” for not facing him in a unification fight.  → read full story

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 story

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 story


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