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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. Wilder believes the fight can happen, but it’ll need to be a 50-50 deal that he’s asking for before it will get done.… Read

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 […]

Anthony Joshua will sign contract for Deontay Wilder fight says Hearn

By Scott Gilfoid: In a what purely comes across as a public relations move, IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) will be signing his half of the contract for a unification fight against WBC champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) for a unification fight on April 13 at Wembley Stadium in London, England. […]

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. Finkel says Hearn had a two-fight deal for Wembley Stadium in London, and he was just looking for a way out of having to make the Joshua […]

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. IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) and his wily promoter Eddie Hearn are both waiting for WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder to agree to the $15 […]

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. Warren sees the Povetkin bout being a risky one for Joshua that could go badly for him. If Joshua […]

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. This is not […]

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. It’ll be one of those three that will get the April 13 date next year. Wilder has been offered a […]

Whyte doubts Wilder will agree to deal for Joshua fight in April 2019

By Scott Gilfoid: Dillian Whyte thinks that WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s pride will get in the way of him accepting a deal to fight Anthony Joshua on April 13, 2019 at Wembley Stadium in London, England. Whyte thinks that Wilder could feel like he’s been messed about by Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn by him […]

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