News | Apr 01 2018

Why Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder has to happen this year

'I think 2018 was always a time to capture all the belts, and we are one away now,' says Anthony Joshua
Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder
Parker lost his world title to Anthony Joshua Action Images/Lee Smith

PROMOTER Eddie Hearn has not ruled out the prospect of unbeaten American Deontay Wilder being next up for world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

But Hearn has also admitted to a considerable degree of frustration as speculation intensifies about the two juggernauts colliding later this year.

Boxing – Principality Stadium
Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over Joseph Parker in Cardiff (Nick Potts/PA)