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Deontay Wilder wants Joshua rather than Fury fight after Breazeale

By Chris Williams: Deontay Wilder has now decided that he wants to fight Anthony Joshua rather than a rematch with Tyson Fury after his next fight, which is expected to be against his WBC mandatory Dominic Breazeale.  → read full story

Joe Joyce to fight on Deontay Wilder’s undercard in May

By Jim Dower: Heavyweight contender Joe Joyce (8-0, 8 KOs) will be getting a prime spot in fighting on the undercard of WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder’s next fight in mid-May against an opponent still to be determined, according to ESPN.  → read full story

Fury says Wilder rematch still happening in 2019

By Tim Royner: Tyson Fury says he’s following the game plan that was given to him by his team about building up his fight with Deontay Wilder on ESPN before they face each other in a rematch in 2019.  → read full story

Fury tells Wilder: ‘Go get yourself known first in U.S, then I’ll fight you’

By Chris William: Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (27-0-1, 19 KOs) let WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KOs) this week that he doesn’t plan on fighting him again until he becomes better known in the United States.  → read full story

Arum says Wilder vs. Fury II is still planned for late 2019

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum hasn’t given up on the idea of matching Tyson Fury against WBC heavy champion Deontay Wilder for later this year despite having pulled the plug on the idea of them facing each other on May 18.  → read full story

Hearn offering Wilder $15M to fight Breazeale, Whyte or Kownacki next, then Joshua

By Trevor McIntyre: Eddie Hearn is saying that he’ll offer Deontay Wilder $15 million for his next title defense if he faces Dominic Breazeale, Dillian Whyte or Adam Kownacki, and agrees to a two-fight deal with Anthony Joshua.  → read full story

Hearn thinks Arum is making Haymon look bad with Wilder offer

By Scott Gilfoid: Matchroom promtoer Eddie Hearn thinks that the latest attempt by Top Rank boss Bob Arum to sign WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder to his stable is ultimately making Wilder’s longtime adviser Al Haymon look bad, because he’s been with him him for a while now and had him fighting on SHOWTIME.  → read […]

Deontay Wilder targeting May 18 for next fight says Finkel

By Mike Smith: Deontay Wilder’s co-manager Shelly Finkel still plans on having him fight on May 18 despite the Top Rank Boxing promoted Tyson Fury electing to pull out of negotiations for that fight, and instead of taking an interim fight.  → read full story

No Fury-Wilder? No Problem

By Donavan Leonard: “I want it all and I want it now.” Those lyrics by the rock group Queen describe the sentiments of boxing fans perfectly.  → read full story

Wilder vs. Breazeale & Fury vs. Parker now possible

By Scott Gilfoid: The fallout of Tyson Fury’s decision to put off a rematch with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder could lead to some interesting match-ups in the next three to four months involving Dominic Breazeale challenging ‘The Bronze Bomber’ for his title, and Joseph Parker stepping in as the potential opponent for ‘The Gypsy […]

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