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Joshua insists future fight with Fury or Wilder can happen

Joshua does not have confidence to fight me —Wilder

British boxer, Anthony Joshua has insisted on the possibility of a fight with either Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder in the future.

Joshua says the fight will not be held up by television companies, even as himself, Wilder and Fury are now signed to rival US broadcasters, making future negotiations arguably more difficult.

“Broadcasters are a platform to make our dreams come true,” Joshua said.

“We’ve been trying to negotiate with Wilder since I fought Carlos Takam in 2018 so these things have already taken time.

“We’ve come close, had a date booked, an offer in place, so there is no reason why these fights can’t take place.”

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He added: “If I want to fight Wilder or Fury it is up to the broadcasters to make these dreams happens – everyone benefits.

“I’ve done a deal before where HBO, Showtime and Sky worked together. It has been done before and we can do it again.

“Broadcasters won’t hold this fight up.”

Meanwhile, Joshua will fight in the US for the first time when he defends his IBF, WBA and WBO titles against Jarrell Miller.

The pair will meet in New York on June 1st at the iconic Madison Square Garden.

 

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