Wilder Makes $50 Million Offer To Joshua

Anthony Joshua

While also speaking to iFLTV: "I got an email from Deontay Wilder, basically offering a 50/50 split of the fight, which isn't of interest, but with a $50m guarantee which is of interest".

Joshua has been given 24 hours to sign the contract by Wilder's boss Shelly Finkel.

While it has certainly been hard to decipher fact from mere trash talk when it comes to the recent communication between the two sides, Wilder's team appeared to take a major step forward Wednesday in hopes of making the fight.

"Interesting development. It's very nice of Deontay to make that offer".

"With all due respect to Deontay Wilder, I don't believe he has $50m", Hearn said.

"It said to please accept this fight by tomorrow, which makes it feel like a PR move, especially since it has come from Deontay".

"Anthony, get with your man Eddie and Barry Hearn [of Matchroom Sport] because I've got something special for you", Wilder said in the video.

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The video then cuts to a clip of Joshua saying: "I'll take $50m (£35m) up front.

I'm looking forward to our meeting in the ring".

"There's no second fight in the offer". "There are obviously other things that need to be addressed". Wilder would like the fight to be in the United States, but his promoter told Sky Sports that is not a deal-breaking point. We can't afford to accept a deal that doesn't exist.

Hearn is in NY this week because he is promoting an HBO doubleheader at Barclays Center in Brooklyn headlined by Daniel Jacobs against Maciej Sulecki in a middleweight world title eliminator.

Hearn has been targeting a stadium showdown between the two fighters at Wembley. While he is here, he, Finkel and Haymon are scheduled to meet Friday to discuss a Joshua-Wilder deal. Joshua, 28, is 21-0 in his career with 20 knockouts.

Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs), 32, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, won his belt in 2015 and has made seven title defenses, including scoring a massive 10th-round knockout of then-unbeaten top contender Luis "King Kong" Ortiz in a riveting fight on March 3 at Barclays Center.

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