By Craig Page: Deontay Wilder said that there will be a fight between him and Anthony Joshua at some point in the future. It’s too big not to happen.
Wilder (42-2-1, 41 KOs) revealed that he was offered a fight with Joshua (24-3, 22 KOs) recently, but was already scheduled to face Robert Helenius on October 15th, so that’s not the case. it is. at the right time.
Wilder feels that the fight between him and Joshua will be huge, even now that both of them have won in a row. The boxing world wants to see them fight.
Deontay says that if he wins against Helenius (31-3, 20 KOs) this Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, he would prefer to challenge IBF, WBA & WBO champion Oleksandr Usyk for his next three titles. if it is. she said to him.
“I am still in the business; Joshua is still in business. People always say to me, ‘When are you going to fight Joshua?’ This is the biggest fight in the world between us, so far. So it’s not an ‘if’, it’s just a ‘when,'” Deontay Wilder told Kate Abdo.
“I know I didn’t hit him like I always do, but I got to the point where I saw his eyes roll into the back of his head,” Deontay told Cigar Talk about his 12th knockout of Tyson Fury in the first fight. in the year 2018.
“At this point, I know it’s over, but in this business, because it’s a business, you have people doing things they shouldn’t do because of the sport and not because of what they do. should do.
“The referee, I think he gave it to him [Fury] way too much time. He said I won all round, in his opinion, and all that. He said that the reason why he did what he did is because he is more suitable in the sports industry. This doesn’t suit me.
“Then when you see him punishing all the wars they have done after this, he shakes them quickly. However, he brought greatness to the trilogy. It was one of the best trilogies, and a lot of people said the same thing.
“But there are challenges and hardships that I have faced in this business that has not been fair to me. I don’t have to go into it. You just know this business, it’s a cold world, this business,” said Wilder.