Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Hearn To Team Wilder: Is a Contract & Meeting Too Much To Ask?

Eddie Hearn, promoter of IBF, WBO, IBO, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs), is making it clear that he wants nothing more than a contract and a meeting to finalize a deal with WBC champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs).

The internet has been on fire since Thursday, when the Wilder camp sent Hearn an offer of a $50 million guarantee for a unification with Joshua.

Initially, Hearn sent Wilder an offer with a guaranteed $12.5 million to make the highly anticipated unification.

joshua-wilder_4

Hearn explains that while Wilder and his handlers have sent over a very high offer, they have refused to send over a contract and they have canceled two scheduled meetings to discuss the terms of the $50 million deal.

"I want contracts, I want a meeting. Is that a lot to ask in a $50 million offer? What do you expect me to do, just say 'we'll take that and just give me a piece of paper to sign.' They are bluffing and we smoked them out. It's been sweet doing it. And why is Dominic Breazeale coming out and saying that he's been told that he's fighting Deontay Wilder... because he has been," Hearn told BoxingScene.com's Declan Taylor.

"At first I wasn't sure if they were serious. And how can you take these people seriously, when all they want to do is talk on social media. Deals are not made on Instagram, deals are made in a boardroom. How can you make a deal on Instagram? Weird, weird. I don't want to talk about the contracts and negotiations, they have. Negotiations are ongoing. I'm talking to Al Haymon, I've had two conversations with Showtime. I think the fight will get made, but don't listen to the bullsh*t, don't listen to the bluff.

"I think Showtime wants it in November, based on talking with them. We want it in the UK. Our offer is based on a UK fight. If you want the money, you can have it wired in your account today. But their offer is based on finding where they can get the most money. Fine, just let us know where. They obviously know that we can't just accept an offer without any paperwork. When it started off, it was quite clever, but I think people can now see that it's bullsh*t".

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jimmy gold on 04-29-2018

Why don’t wilder want meet with Hearn is he scared AJ will sign the fight smh

Comment by Ake-Dawg on 04-28-2018

[QUOTE=KnickTillDeaTh;18717534]When I referred to May-Pac, I wasn't referring to the money, I was pointing to the fact that it didn't look like the fight would happen until May and Pac had that meeting in the hotel room. Leading up to…

Comment by SkillspayBills on 04-28-2018

It's a simple question. When you offered Wilder 12 million dollars to fight AJ, food you have a contract already written up? This lying hypocrite disgusts me

Comment by KnickTillDeaTh on 04-28-2018

[QUOTE=Ake-Dawg;18716855]That's not the way I remember MayPac getting done. And more specifically, Arum got the money, took his cut, paid Manny, and Manny was left to pay his folks (Freddy especially). Remember Mayweather was bragging that since he was his…

Comment by Sid-Knee on 04-28-2018

[QUOTE=sotgoda;18715252]I wanted to clarify that. Most of AJ's fans are uneducated, delusional folks in my opinion. So, whatever Eddie says is the gospel to them. How can Eddie be complaining about not getting a contract when he did not send…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (194)
Top Headlines Canelo's Deal With DAZN is 10 Fights, $365 Million Guarantee Iain Butcher vs. Ukashir Farooq For British Title on Nov. 30 Arum: Nobody Sees Al Haymon or Talks To Him - It's Not Normal! Dereck Chisora Inks Management Deal With David Haye Exciting Card Scheduled for the WBO Convention in Panama Farmer: I'm Still Learning on The Job Every Day, It's Just Scary Canelo: Mayweather Should Return The Right Way - Fight Me! Jason Moloney Confident of Shocking Emmanuel Rodriguez Canelo: I'm Taking a Big Risk Entering Fielding's Comfort Zone Juan Heraldez-Maynard Allison Set For Mayweather Card, 10/27 Photos: Canelo, Rocky Fielding - Size Each Other Up in NYC Marcus Browne Arrested, 3rd Domestic Incident Since December Miguel Berchelt vs. Miguel Roman - Undercard Revealed Wilder Manager To Hearn: After Fury Fight, We Can Talk Joshua DAZN To Stream Canelo-Fielding Card, Future Canelo Fights Dmitry Bivol: I Want To Unify All Four Belts Like Usyk Did Tevin Farmer To Gervonta Davis: Enough Talk, I Want You Next! Dmitry Bivol vs. Jean Pascal is Confirmed For November 24, HBO Crawford vs. Spence - CompuBox Head To Head Analysis Khabib's Dad Wants Mike Tyson, Loma Sr. For Mayweather Bout Crawford-Benavidez ESPN Show Averaged 2.245 Million Viewers Mark Heffron To Vie For Vacant British Belt, Welborn Vacates Jarrell Miller Moving Forward With Plan To Win WBA 'Regular' Belt Crawford Frustrated at Times; "I Don't Get the Credit I Deserve" Arum: Mayweather Wouldn’t Have Gone For KO Like Crawford Kautondokwa's Promoter Expects Saunders To Bounce Back Zolani Tete Hopes Mayweather Sr. Will Provide Boost in WBSS Johnny Garton Expects a Real Fire Fight With Gary Corcoran Kell Brook Aims For December Fight, No Issue With 147 For Khan Ali Akhmedov Rolls Forward With Another Knockout Victory WBC Prez: Canelo Shut Mouths, Showed He's Better Than GGG! Nathan Gorman is Hounding Hatton For Daniel Dubois Fight Dmitry Bivol vs. Jean Pascal in Play For November 24 Regis Prograis Sees Future at 147, Eyes Errol Spence Cormier: Khabib is Crazy, Mayweather Will Beat Him Up Bad! Canelo: The WBC Has Been My Family Since The Beginning Dorticos' Coach Confident Second Time is The Charm in WBSS Miguel Roman Training Hard, Confident of Shocking Berchelt Photos: Canelo Honored By The WBC, Belted By Sulaiman Joe Smith Promoter: We Expect Beterbiev Fight Next, Not Bivol
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement