Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed he will resurrect talks with Deontay Wilder’s team in Los Angeles this week ahead of a possible bout against Joshua at Wembley
The Bronze Bomber, WBC heavyweight champion retained his title at the Staples Center against Tyson Fury after judges scored the contest a draw.
Hearn took to Twitter earlier today to reveal he was flying out to LA, and speaking to the Daily Mail, the 39-year-old claimed AJ against Wilder remains a possibility.
He said: “First we need to find out what is happening with a Wilder-Fury rematch and whether the rematch clause we are hearing about is what it seems.
“‘If anything, the way that fight went on Saturday works in our favour in terms of getting Wilder. That has always been the fight we want because he has the last belt. Now, let’s say he had beat Fury in two rounds – the negotiation will be a lot harder than after a draw where many think he was lucky to keep his WBC title. That goes in our favour. It might also be the case that Wilder fancies his chances in a punch-out with AJ rather than another go at Fury. As far as AJ is concerned, he will fight anyone. He would love Wilder next and he has always wanted Fury.”