What you should know about the American boxer who 'declares war' on Anthony Joshua

Deontay Wilder also has a good fighting record like Anthony Joshua. The fight between them will surely be a mega bout.

Wilder also has a clean fight record like Anthony Joshua.  (dailymirror)

An American professional boxer, Deontay Wilder, has declared war on Anthony Joshua and seek the heavyweight titles unification showdown in 2018.

Deontay Wilder is the reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) champion, and maybe the next contender for the WBA, IBO and IBF belts which are held by the Nigerian-born boxer.

The fight between them would be a unification of all four belts.  (dailymirror)

The American fighter said: 'I declare war. I am declaring war upon AJ. I will not chase him.’

This challenge has also been accepted by Anthony Joshua, and he expressed his desire to be the first to hold all four major titles at once.

“Yes,” he replied without hesitation. “Boxing needs it and so do I, 100 percent. It has to happen. We are easy to work with. Eddie knows what he’s doing. Eddie just wants to keep a lid on his jar and say, ‘calm down’,”Joshua said.

“We can fill it up to the top and maybe spill a bit over but we are not filling the second jar.”

Deontay Wilder may be fighting Anthony Joshau in 2018.  (dailymirror)

Listed below are other information to know about Deontay Wilder, and why his bout with Joshua would be another mega-fight.

1.    Deontay Wilder is an American professional boxer with a clean sheet as Anthony Joshua.

2.    He has won all 38 professional fights with 97% of them on knock-out. 18 of these knock-outs happened in the first round of the fights.

3.    His nickname is "The Bronze Bomber", which is coined after Joe Louis (one of the greatest heavyweights of all time).

4.    Wilder started his professional bout in 2008, after winning bronze at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China.

5.    Wilder is currently the WBC heavyweight titleholder, and has held on to this title since 2015.

6.    His next fight is with Bermane Stiverneto defend his title.


What you should know about the American boxer who 'declares war' on Anthony Joshua What you should know about the American boxer who 'declares war' on Anthony Joshua
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