Breaking News
Translate

Wilder makes U-turn, says he now wants Joshua fight before Fury rematch

Kindly Share This Story:

Deontay Wilder has done a 180-degree spin and now stated that he wants to fight Anthony Joshua before the Tyson Fury rematch.

Joshua-Wilder

The American blasted Fury for opting to take an interim bout rather than immediately settle their score on May 18 and, as a result, would now prefer to pursue AJ once again.

First, the WBC heavyweight champion must fulfil his mandatory obligation against Dominic Breazeale – now likely for May 18 instead.

READ ALSO: Fury signs ESPN fight deal worth £80m

When asked whether he wants Joshua or Fury after Breazeale, Wilder told Blue Blood Sports TV: “I want Joshua, of course I want to unify the belts.

“They know what we want, I don’t see why they keep coming with these offers and stuff like that.

“They know what we want, it’s easy, it’s easy to make that fight. They know what they want, but until they can swallow their pride like I did before, we’ve just gotta do what we gotta do.

“I did it, you didn’t wanna go through with it, but I did it. Now it’s time for you to swallow your f***ing pride and give the world one of the best heavyweight fights.

“I’mma knock his ass out that’s for sure. I promise you.”

Kindly Share This Story:
All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.

Disclaimer

Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!