Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Wilder Agrees Two-Fight Joshua Deal, Per Reports

By Elliot Foster

Anthony Joshua looks set to fight Deontay Wilder after all.

The 29-year-old unified world heavyweight champion appears to have agreed a deal to become the undisputed king.

WBA Super, IBF, IBO and WBO champion Joshua, who is earmarked to return in the autumn, potentially on September 29 at Wembley Stadium in London, and his team have reportedly offered the WBC titlist a two-fight deal, with the first being in the UK.

wilder-joshua_11

And Shelly Finkel, Wilder's co-manager, has said that the offer has been accepted and that a contract being sent from one side to the other is the next step.
ESPN's Dan Rafael was the first man to reveal the news.

“We have agreed to the terms that Eddie [Hearn, Joshua's promoter] has put out to us for a fight in the UK,” Finkel told ESPN.

“Deontay has accepted his terms to fight in the UK. Deontay sent an email to Joshua [on Sunday] night and I sent one [on Monday] to Barry Hearn and Eddie telling them that we officially accept the offer to fight under the terms they gave us and to send us the contract.”

The terms for the rematch are also reportedly agreed, with further details to be revealed in due course.

Joshua was last seen in action back in March, when he unified his four titles with a twelve round unanimous decision over Joseph Parker at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.

For his part, Wilder was also last seen in March at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, when he recovered from being badly hurt in the seventh round to score a tenth round knockout of undefeated Cuban challenger Luis Ortiz.

Should the fight fall through for any reason, then Joshua would be forced to defend against the WBA's mandatory challenger, Alexander Povetkin of Russia - and the two sides are already very close to a deal.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by El_Cholo on 07-01-2018

so what happened in the end?

Comment by Brother Mouzone on 06-12-2018

BOOOOOOOOOooooooommmmbbbb SQuaaaaaad !!!!!!!! The Bronze Bomber is knocking this wanker spark out ..Merica !!!!!! [IMG]https://i0.wp.com/teameverlast.everlast.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/BombSquadGIF.gif?fit=360%2C202[/IMG] [IMG]https://media1.tenor.com/images/67983f97d26b535a9937d9fc327e6086/tenor.gif?itemid=5797964[/IMG] [IMG]https://media.giphy.com/media/gBb1wf4gIURnq/giphy.gif[/IMG]

Comment by Eff Pandas on 06-12-2018

"Eddie Hearn says he needs proof of motive from Deontay Wilder and has requested him to take a lie detector test, which will be shown live and exclusive on Sky Sports Box Office for only £79.95."

Comment by allenfred on 06-12-2018

[QUOTE=davidw9785;18854840]You see my sig? AJ is gonna get rekt by windmills worse than Don Quixote :usa2:[/QUOTE] Wilder has a powerful lethal right hand that lands. But Wilder also has an empty head that rattles.

Comment by allenfred on 06-12-2018

Wilder once studied for an Urine test. So going to the UK is no big deal for dimwitted Wilder. Just tell Wilder the UK is in New Jersey and have the fight.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (239)
Top Headlines Jose Zepeda Breaks Down, Stops Domicio Rondon in Seven Regis Prograis Explains Flanagan Pick, Only Wants Best Fights Loeffler: Canelo Needs Golovkin More Than GGG Needs Him! Julian Williams: Munguia is Green as Grass, I'll Never Get Him Malignaggi on McGregor Loss: He's Bigger P*ssy Than I Thought! Murata: I'm Not Good With Quick Feet Fighters, I Took a Beating Machado: Everyone Knows I'm Real WBA Champ, Not Gervonta Davis Tommy Fury, Tyson's Brother, Aims To Be a World Champion Anthony Yigit Warns Ivan Baranchyk To Expect To Get Shocked Brant's Promoter Says Murata Rematch is Real Possibility Neeco Macias vs. Jesus Soto Karass - Nov. 8, Golden Boy on ESPN Christopher Diaz is Back: November 24 in San Juan, Puerto Rico Canelo, Golden Boy Deal Extended By Four Fights, Says Gomez Photos: Hughie Fury Hits Sofia as Kubrat Pulev Clash Looms Photos: Sullivan Barrera, Seanie Monaghan - Putting in Work Hearn: How Can Mayweather Hold Back Davis From Making More Money? Hughie Fury Not Bothered By Likely Hostile Crowd in Sofia Michael Conlan Officially Added To Frampton-Warrington Card UK News: Tommy Fury Debut, Jack Brubaker, Bob Yalen Jake Ball Injured, Withdraws From Craig Richards Fight Pacquiao: I Want To Face Top PBC Fighters For Rest of Career Arsen Goulamirian Breaks Down, Stops Mark Flanagan in Nine Gloferson Ortizo Secures Split Nod Win Over Mario Esparza Felix Cash Goes For WBC Regional Title at Copper Box Arena Jorge Linares Likely To Return on Canelo-Fielding Undercard Hearn Agrees With Arum on Showtime Leaving Boxing like HBO Canelo On Cut Over Left Eye: If It Opens Up, We'll Close It Again Rodriguez-Moloney, Dorticos-Masternak: WBSS Afterthoughts Hearn: If Wilder-Fury Does 1 Million+ Buys, I'll Give Wilder 50-50 Frank Warren: I Thought We Had Deal For Yarde-Monaghan DeGale: I Finally Get a Chance To Outclass Eubank, Shut Him Up Wilder Predicts Very Brutal KO of Fury: His Entire Body Will Spin! Carl Martin Defends WBA Asia Belt Against Chul Suh in Ifugao Tomoki Kameda vs. Abigail Medina Lands on Abema TV A 'Monster' Awaits Rodriguez After Victory Over Moloney Spence: I'm Now #1 at 147, Keith Thurman Must Face Me! Video: Tevin Farmer Talks Gervonta Davis Showdown Video: Sugar Ray Leonard on Pacquiao-Broner, Canelo-Andrade Katie Taylor: Amanda Serrano Doing Everything To Avoid Me Hearn: For Golovkin, The Biggest Fight is Canelo Trilogy at DAZN
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement