29 апреля 2024 14:04 / Спорт

Joshua's promoter names condition for fight with Wilder

Eddie Hearn, the promoter of former world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, is not discounting the possibility of organizing a fight against another former title holder in the division, Deontay Wilder.

According to a representative of the British boxer, they may consider the idea of holding a fight with the American if he defeats Zhang Zhilei.

Read also: Joshua assessed the likelihood of a third fight with Usyk

«There are two things: the potential vacancy of the IBF title and the temptation to fight Wilder. If Deontay beats Zhang Zhilei, and I believe he will, then everyone will start talking about the Joshua-Wilder fight again.

This is definitely a fight that His Majesty likes. AJ is open to this fight. Of course, he wants to win the world title again, he would love to fight the winner of the Fury-Usyk fight.

Nothing is decided at the moment with all these upcoming fights. We'll see how the card plays out on May 18 and June 1,» Hearn told Boxing Social.

Previously, Joshua announced the date of his next fight and listed four possible opponents.

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