Deontay Wilder Calls Out Anthony Joshua for a Boxing Fight, Names Venue
- American boxer Deontay Wilder has confirmed his readiness to face Anthony Joshua in a boxing fight
- Wilder made it clear that he wants to face the Nigerian in any of the African nations so as to return home
- The 36-year-old American will face Robert Helenius in New York on Saturday, 15 October, in a big fight
Deontay Wilder has called out Nigerian and British boxer Anthony Joshua for a boxing fight with the American adding that he will love the duel to be staged in America.
These two giants are currently among the greatest boxers in the world going by their records in the game of boxing.
Joshua recently lost his rematch against Usyk in a battle that many fans had tipped the Nigerian to win, but his opponent triumphed once again.
The Nigerian is now looking towards facing Tyson Fury in what is expected to be the biggest fight of his career.
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Fury is the reigning world champion and the Brit has not been defeated by any opponent so far in his glorious boxing career.
Interestingly, Fury also inflicted defeat on Wilder twice with the American nicely beaten.
According to the report on Complete Sports, the 36-year-old American explained that he wants to face Joshua in Africa since both of them are blacks.
Deontay Wilder's statement on facing Anthony Joshua
“I would love to do that fight in Africa.
“It’s still the number one fight in the world for everyone. Everywhere I go, people always talk about me versus Joshua.”
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This comes less than two months after the two-time former world heavyweight champion lost his rematch with Ukraine’s Oleksandr Usyk in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Joshua looked dapper in his black suit, a neat white shirt and a black bow tie, also sporting a pair of glasses.
He continues to be proud of his Nigerian roots, as the country is outlined on a tattoo of Africa on his right shoulder.
Joshua identified with his fatherland once again by attending the BOA Awards, that celebrates personalities of African and pan-African heritage. At the event, he scooped an award and was able to meet several big names whose ancestry can be traced to Africa.
Source: Sports Brief News