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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 […]

Deontay Wilder ready to sign contract for Anthony Joshua fight

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and his team are prepared to make the fight with IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua as long as minor changes are made in the contract for the fight. According to ESPN, Wilder’s manager Shelly Finkel is ready to get the fight done as long as “small changes” […]

Deontay Wilder agrees to Anthony Joshua fight in UK

By Scott Gilfoid: Deontay Wilder has agreed to a unification fight against Anthony Joshua to take place in the UK, and contract will be sent out this week to the WBC champion to sign, according to promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing.… Read

Wilder’s management hopeful Joshua fight will happen

By Scott Gilfoid: Deontay Wilder’s manager Shelly Finkel says they have no problems fighting Anthony Joshua in the UK. That’s not a show stopper in putting the fight together. Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) is willing to fight Joshua on his home turf if that’s the only way it can get made. … Read

Deontay Wilder says Anthony Joshua fight will happen soon

By Scott Gilfoid: Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) still expects his fight against Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) to take place despite the fact that AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn chose not to accept the rich $50 million offer of for him to take the fight with the WBC heavyweight champion. … Read

Wilder’s $50 million P.R. stunt?

By Damian Poole: Like many of you, I was totally caught off guard by the $50 million offer by Deontay Wilder to Anthony Joshua and Eddie Hearn earlier this week. Technically this offer is a reply to Anthony Joshua comment he made to IFL TV, Anthony said “I’ll take 50 million if that’s the case, […]

Haye believes Joshua will sign for Wilder fight if $50M offer is real

By Scott Gilfoid: Former two division belt holder David Haye thinks Anthony Joshua will agree to the $50 million offer made to him and his promoter Eddie Hearn if the offer is real for a unification fight against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder. Shelly Finkel, the manager for Wilder, shocked the boxing world on Wednesday […]

Deontay Wilder’s co-manager Finkel hints at 60-40 split counter offer for Joshua

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn’s flat fee $12.5 million offer made to WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is not what he and his co-manager Shelly Finkel are looking to get for a big unification fight against IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. They want a MUCH better deal than that, which could come out to a […]

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 […]

Finkel: Hearn doesn’t want Wilder vs. Joshua fight

By Jeff Aranow: Deontay Wilder’s manager Shelly Finkel says he had no luck when he reached out to Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn recently to try and put together a fight between the two heavyweight champions. Finkel says when he asked Hearn when can Deontay Wilder get the Joshua fight, he never phoned him back.… […]


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