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Wilder Manager To Hearn: Accept and We'll Send Proof, Contract

By Rick Reeno

Shelly Finkel, who co-manages Deontay Wilder with Al Haymon and Jay Deas, has issued another piece of correspondence to Eddie Hearn, promoter of Anthony Joshua, with continued pressure to gain a verbal agreement to a recently issued offer of $50 million.

A few days ago, Wilder personally emailed Hearn with a guaranteed offer of $50 million for Joshua. 

Hearn had initially presented Wilder a guaranteed offer of $12.5 million to fight Joshua in the UK.

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Hearn is very interested in the offer, but he wants to see a contract and some type of documents which confirms proof of funds.

According to Finkel, once Hearn agrees to the amount - they will send over a contract, proof of funds and any other documents which Hearn requests.

If no deal is reached, Wilder will likely defend his WBC title against mandatory challenger Dominici Breazeale, while Joshua will defend his IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO titles against mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin.

BoxingScene.com has obtained the below email, which was issued earlier today from Finkel to Hearn.

Good Morning Eddie,

You know as well as us how a big fight is made. First an offer is made and if the offer is accepted, a contract will follow.

You saying we didn’t even send you a contract is a smoke screen. Your own recent actions will bare me out.

1-you made us an offer for Deontay to fight Anthony Joshua. This is for the same fight that we made an offer to Joshua, the only difference was that you made an offer to Deontay first. In your offer to Deontay, did you include a contract? No. Why? Because Deontay never accepted your offer.

2-you recently made us an offer for Deontay to fight another one of your fighters, Dillon Whyte. Did you include a contract? No. Why because Deontay did not accept your offer.

3-you made an offer to Wladimir Klitschko to fight Anthony Joshua, did you send a contract? No. After some negotiations Wladimir accepted a revised offer and then is when you sent a contract to us.

How can you complain that you have not received a contract from us, when your own actions prove that is not how a deal is done in boxing. If Anthony agrees to accept our offer, we will be glad to supply you with a contract, proof of funds and any other relevant data needed to complete the contract.

Thanks,
Shelly

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The plunger man on 05-03-2018

[QUOTE=WBC WBA IBF;18733072]Yes you can. It's easy. "If you can prove the money is real, I am willing to accept the money." Then they either prove it or they don't. But you can't say, "Even if you prove the money…

Comment by WBC WBA IBF on 05-03-2018

[QUOTE=The plunger man;18725806]you cannot agree to the financial side of the agreement When there is no proof showing you they have the $50 million.[/QUOTE] Yes you can. It's easy. "If you can prove the money is real, I am willing…

Comment by Boksfan on 05-03-2018

[QUOTE=The Big Dunn;18733049]Do you have any evidence of this? All we know is Finkel provided proof they have the $50 mil. AJ said $50 mil he will sign. If he doesn't, its on him and shows that he would rather…

Comment by The Big Dunn on 05-03-2018

[QUOTE=Boksfan;18732939]What if Wilder have Breazeale signed for summer already and he wants this fight at the end of the year?[/QUOTE] Do you have any evidence of this? All we know is Finkel provided proof they have the $50 mil. AJ…

Comment by Boksfan on 05-03-2018

[QUOTE=The Big Dunn;18732667]Now that Finkel has provided Hearn with proof they have the $50 mil the fight should be next. Otherwise, AJ and his team decided to fight someone else less dangerous.[/QUOTE] What if Wilder have Breazeale signed for summer…

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