DEONTAY WILDER has rubbished Anthony Joshua’s unbelievable win over Wladimir Klitschko and claimed the Ukrainian legend beat HIMSELF.
The Bronze Bomber and WBC champ insists he desires a unification battle with the Watford WBA and IBF boss however he has been pricing himself out of a deal.
Eddie Hearn – AJ’s Matchroom promoter – has mocked Wilder’s low-profile evaluate to 28-year-old Joshua’s Hollywood standing.
And the American – who KO’d Luis Ortiz within the tenth spherical of their thrilling New York combat on Saturday – has hit again with a dig at AJ’s Wembley boxing coronation.
Wilder, 32, mentioned: “So far as I’m involved the subsequent combat must be me and him within the ring however there are such a lot of issues holding it up.
“I don’t assume his promoter desires this combat, you’ll be able to inform together with his mannerisms, his language and the issues he tries to do to brainwash the British public.
“They wish to hype about beating Klitschko however Klitschko was an previous man. Klitschko had come off of an nearly two-year lay-off. Klitschko was already dethroned and overwhelmed, he was not a champion any extra.
“He beat a not assured Klitschko – actually, Klitschko beat himself. He had three alternatives to win that combat. However they reward that however he was already overwhelmed.”
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WBO king Joseph Parker is the subsequent scalp on Josh’s hitlist – with a March 31 battle in Cardiff organized – and a US debut has been mentioned.
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And Wilder has taken that as a sign of fear from Team AJ over putting their man in the ring with 40-0 Alabama slammer.
He said: “Eddie doesn’t want that fight. He is so scared of Deontay Wilder because – he can put anyone in the ring and make money – but Deontay Wilder is the only one who can block that.
“I mess up all plans for them – they are even talking about fighting another American, a guy who isn’t even popular over here – that is how much confidence he has in Joshua fighting me – none, zero, zilch.
“On this side of the pond we are ready.”