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Hearn gives Wilder $12.5M take-it-or-leave-it offer for Joshua fight

By Scott Gilfoid: It doesn’t look like the fans are going to be seeing a unification fight between WBC heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and WBC champion Deontay Wilder in 2018. Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has given Wilder’s manager Al Haymon a $12.5 million take it or leave it offer for a fight, and if they […]

Deontay Wilder offered 20% purse for Joshua fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Deontay Wilder has reportedly been offered a flat fee of 20 percent for his unification fight against IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, according to Boxingtalk. If this offer is true, then it’s a big hint that Joshua and his management don’t fancy the fight with Deontay. Wilder not even getting a percentage […]

Joshua says he’s making Deontay Wilder a “very good” offer

By Scott Gilfoid: Anthony Joshua says he’s ready to give WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) a very good offer for a fight between them that he feels he should readily accept. … Read

Joshua vs Wilder: Flaws. Ducking? Politics?

By Mark McCourt: A hot topic in boxing at the minute for many reasons. This must happen fight seems to have polarised fans. On one hand we have people that believe Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder is the baddest man on the planet, the cream of the crop of heaveyweights. With his ridiculous KO power […]

Is Joshua ducking? Or is Wilder a chicken?

By Damian Poole: As of lately there has been an ever-increasing amount of talk surround the possible unification fight between Britain’s Anthony Joshua (21, 0-20 KOs) and America’s Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs). Some fan are saying, Anthony and his promoter Eddie Hearn are ducking Wilder, while others are saying Wilder is scared to face […]

Hearn wants to make Joshua-Wilder for late 2018

By Allan Fox: Deontay Wilder could be facing Anthony Joshua in a unification fight in September or December if Matchoom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn gets his way. Hearn says he’s putting together a deal in which Wilder and Joshua both take interim fights, and then if they come out victorious, then they’ll meet later this […]

Hearn VERY confident Joshua vs. Wilder fight happens in 2018

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn is expressing confidence that the huge heavyweight unification fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder will take place before the end of the year. Hearn says he’s spoken with Showtime and Wilder’s adviser Al Haymon and he likes the chances of it happening.… Read

Hearn doubts Wilder wants Joshua fight, says Jarrell Miller could be next

By Scott Gilfoid: Matchroom Boxing head honcho Eddie Hearn doesn’t buy Deontay Wilder’s statement from today saying that he wants to face Anthony Joshua next in the UK, so he says he’s going to be looking to match AJ against unbeaten Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller (20-0-1, 18 KOs) if wins his fight on April 28 […]

Deontay Wilder accepts Anthony Joshua’s challenge

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) called IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s bluff on Tuesday by making a statement in telling him that he’s ready to fight him next in the UK if that’s where he wants the fight to take place.… Read

Hearn says Wilder will fight Breazeale next

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn is convinced that WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will be defending his title against #2 WBC Dominic Breazeale in his next fight in June or July rather than facing IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs). … Read

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