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Joshua & Wilder agree terms

It looks like we are finally set for the major heavyweight showdown between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder with both parties agreeing terms.

Eddie Hearn said – I spoke to AJ and Rob McCracken this morning and obviously we saw Deontay Wilder’s stuff on social media.

“It’s great that he’s come back to us. We made this offer about four weeks ago and I don’t know if he’s come back because he’s heard we’re close to closing the Povetkin fight or whether he wants the fight, but either way he’s going to be getting a contract from us ASAP.

“It’s obviously the fight we want. There is a lot of sorting out to do for this fight, but great news that in principle he seems to be on board for the idea of coming to the UK for the fight.

“We’re going to be dealing with it and we’re going to be making sure he gets the relevant paperwork.”

“We see this as a Wembley fight and we’re quite limited in that respect,” said Hearn. “Obviously American TV and pay-per-view has to be considered. We’ve got to speak to them about what date suits them. There is a lot still to work out.

“I think Wembley is where Anthony Joshua wants it to take place. Obviously a brilliant night against Wladimir Klitschko. It seems a natural home.

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