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Deontay Wilder ‘ready’ for Anthony Joshua after beating Luis Ortiz

Wilder has won 39 of his 40 fights by knockout (Image credit: Getty Images)

American Deontay Wilder says he is ready for a heavyweight unification bout with Britain’s Anthony Joshua after beating Luis Ortiz to retain his WBC title. Wilder, 32, floored the previously unbeaten Cuban twice before knocking him out in the 10th round in New York. IBF and WBA champion Briton Joshua, 28, will fight New Zealand’s WBO champion Joseph Parker in Cardiff on ...

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Anthony Joshua: Deontay Wilder fight will happen on ‘my terms’

Anthony Joshua, who beat Carlos Takam in Cardiff in October, has never been taken the distance as a professional (Image credit: Reuters)

Britain’s Anthony Joshua insists he is not “ducking” any fighter and says his heavyweight rivals are just “making noise” on social media. Joshua, 28, holds the WBA, IBF and IBO versions of the world title, with Deontay Wilder the WBC champion and Joseph Parker having the WBO belt. Wilder, 32, wants a unification bout, but no firm offer has been made. “There’s ...

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Deontay Wilder says he will beat Anthony Joshua in Great Britain

Deontay Wilder beat Bermane Stiverne inside the first round on Saturday (Image credit: Getty Images)

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says he will beat Anthony Joshua in his “safe haven” of Great Britain. Wilder, 32, defended his belt against Bermane Stiverne on Saturday, a week after Joshua retained the WBA and IBF crowns against Carlos Takam in Cardiff. “Packing out stadiums looks good but the money and Mecca of boxing is in America,” Wilder told BBC Sport. “But ...

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Exclusive – Tyson Fury claims his potential bout with Deontay Wilder will be ‘the biggest fight in 100 years’

Tyson Fury of Britain (R) challeges Deontay Wilder of the US (C) after Wilder defeated Artur Szpilka of Poland in their WBC Heavyweight Championship bout at Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, New York, on January 16, 2016.  Wilder knocked out Szpilka in the ninth round.  / AFP / AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT STFDON EMMERT STF/AFP/Getty Images

Tyson Fury says a potential fight with Deontay Wilder will be ‘the biggest fight in over 100 years’. The current heavyweight champion of the world – the holder of the WBO, WBA and IBO belts – will have to face Wladimir Klitschko in a rematch later this year first. But Fury’s meeting with the unbeaten Wilder is only a matter of time. The 27-year-old self-proclaimed ...

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WBC champion Deontay Wilder wants to fight Tyson Fury


American WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder wants to unify the division by fighting new WBA, IBF & WBO champion Tyson Fury. Briton Fury, 27, stunned the sport by beating Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday – ending the Ukrainian’s nine-year undefeated reign. Immediately after the bout 30-year-old Wilder – who is due to fight in January – tweeted he was “coming” for ...

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