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Anthony Joshua Swerved Wilder, Claims Promoter

Promoter Frank Warren claims Anthony Joshua and his team swerved a world title unification clash with Deontay Wilder. Warren is in talks with Wilder’s manager, Shelly Finkel, about the WBC world heavyweight champion defending his belt against Joshua’s English rival Tyson Fury in Las Vegas on Nov. 10 or 17. Fury-Wilder has only been made possible after the breakdown in …

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Hearn Says Joshua Is 100% Fighting Wilder … If Everyone Keeps Winning

Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn says the probability that a fight happens with Deontay Wilder is pretty good — like 100% good — telling TMZ Sports it WILL HAPPEN no matter what. Joshua vs. Wilder is the biggest fight in boxing bar none, but so far the two sides haven’t been able to agree on terms to get the guys …

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Anthony Joshua: Lewis Insist On Battle With Wilder

LENNOX LEWIS has urged Anthony Joshua to prove he wants a world heavyweight super-fight with Deontay Wilder – by forcing promoter Eddie Hearn to get it sorted. Former unified king Lewis says fellow Brit AJ must finally “take charge” – and show he wants the mega-millions title bout as much as America’s WBC champ Wilder does. Anthony Joshua has been …

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Anthony Joshua Doesn’t want To Fight Wilder’ Says Lennox Lewis

The former world champion urged Joshua to ‘take charge’ of his own destiny Lewis is convinced it is only Wilder who wants it as Joshua turned down $50m The 52-year-old warned Joshua that Tyson Fury could well steal his thunder Lennox Lewis spells out in clear, unequivocal terms what Anthony Joshua has to do if he really wants to succeed …

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WBC President Approves Joshua, Wilder For April 2019

World Boxing Council (WBC) president, Mauricio Sulaiman has given his nod of approval to the proposed multiple unification fight of his body’s heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder and his Nigerian-born British three-title rival, Anthony Olaseni Oluwafemi Joshua. Joshua’s camp have announced that the potential showdown with the WBC champion will hold in April 2019, and Sulaiman says he has nothing against …

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Espinoza Hopes Joshua Fights Remain On Network

Even with Matchroom Boxing’s new deal with DAZN and his Twitter dust up with Eddie Hearn, Showtime Sports President Stephen Espinoza hopes to bid on the broadcast rights for future Anthony Joshua fights. Speaking to Boxing Scene last weekend, Espinoza believes that following Joshua’s fight with Alexander Povetkin on September 22nd, Showtime may be in the game to bid on …

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Joshua Looks Beyond Povetkin, Wants Wilder

Nigerian-born British boxing champion of the world, Anthony OlaseniOluwafemi Joshua has admitted that his sight is far beyond his next opponent, Alexander Povetkin of Russia, because he is still thinking of a big unification fight with America’s Denotay Wilder. Though ‘AJ’ says he is preparing well to battle Povetkin on September 22 at Wembley Stadium, London, his focus is on …

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Nigerian Heavyweight, Ehwarieme Calls Out Anthony Joshua, Wilder

Undefeated Nigerian heavyweight boxer, Onoriode Ehwarieme (17-0, 16 KOs) believes he is ready to take on the big boys of world boxing and has specifically called out also unbeaten world champion, Anthony Joshua. Onoriode who has declared is availability to fight WBC world champion, Deontay Wilder as well, says he was the man to send Joshua packing back to England …

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Anthony Joshua extends Matchroom Boxing Deal By Three Years

Anthony Joshua has committed his peak years to Matchroom by signing a three-year contract extension with the promoter. The WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion has become perhaps the world’s highest-profile fighter since making his professional debut with them in 2013 and next fights Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium on September 22. There had long been an expectation within boxing …

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Anthony Joshua Fears No One As Warrington Speaks On Breakdown In Wilder Talks

Anthony Joshua is not dodging Deontay Wilder because no fighter really fears any opponent, according to Josh Warrington. Boxing fans and Wilder have accused IBF, WBA (Super) and WBO champion Joshua of running scared from a unification clash, but Warrington dismissed that idea as an invention. Warrington, the IBF featherweight champion, insisted when it comes to big super-fights, it is …

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