Froch: Joshua Will Win, He'll Be Too Good For Deontay Wilder

Former super middleweight champion and Sky Sports pundit, Carl Froch, feels confident that IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) will be too much for WBC beltholder champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs).

Froch is very high on Wilder and would likely back him to beat anyone else in the division - except Joshua.

He told BBC Radio 5 live: "I think Joshua beats Wilder. It's very tough, a hard fight, but I think he beats him. But I think Joshua would be too good for him and he'll beat him. Then when he's beaten Deontay Wilder the world's his oyster, he's undisputed heavyweight champion of the world."


Right now the two sides are haggling over a $50 million guarantee that Wilder's camp had issued to Joshua for a unification showdown.

Joshua and his promoter, Eddie Hearn, refuse to accept the offer until a contract is issued with the exact details of the agreement.

They also want to see some documentation to prove the funds actually exist.

Froch believes Joshua should jump on the offer and fight Wilder now - while the anticipation for the contest is sky high.

"It's just exciting - I want to see this fight but I don't think it'll happen next unless this $50 million can be substantiated because they'd be silly to turn that down I think," Froch said.

"He can do what he wants, he can have a couple of steady defences and it quietens up all the critics and all the people that want to see him maybe get beaten or maybe be in hard fight, it quietens then, silences them down so I think strike whilst the iron's hot, the fight's there for him, if that 50 million is there for the taking, go and take it, go and win the fight.

"He's on the best platform and he's earning good money, but he earns the money because people want to see him fight, people pay to watch him fight. He's got to the point now where does he want to earn another 50 million or does he want to unify the division? I think he should be looking at unifying it and the money should be secondary."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MarB on 04-30-2018

[QUOTE=BLASTER1;18722721]I feel ya man. Its getting very uninteresting reading another thread about the back n forth of if these guys can nut out a deal. Just get it done ffs.[/QUOTE] my sentiments exactly bruh....

Comment by MarB on 04-30-2018

[QUOTE=Sid-Knee;18721218]Hearn wants to meet. It's bloody Wilder's side that are refusing. They're the ones causing the problems. What do you want Hearn to do, put a gun to their heads and force them?[/QUOTE] I get what you're saying...that's y its…

Comment by MarB on 04-30-2018

Exactly!!! gone are the days when the best fight the best just bc they wanted to really prove who was better. I see the same crap happening in welterweight too..just shut d hell up n fight already

Comment by Zodogg on 04-30-2018

[QUOTE=P4Pdunny;18722891]they gotta sit at the table and agree something of substance first[/QUOTE] Thats a true statement u a smart guy why dont u mediate

Comment by Zodogg on 04-30-2018

[QUOTE=Sid-Knee;18723315]No, Finkle has come out and said that meeting up would be unproductive. Hearn never said that. So go and talk your bullsh*t elsewhere. Wilder and his side are the ones clearly holding things up. You'd have to be seriously…

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