Deontay Wilder looks the near-perfect opponent for Anthony Joshua | Kevin Mitchell

06 March 2018 08:00
The American, who battled back to stop Luis Ortiz in Brooklyn, is a flawed drawcard – dangerous enough to bring out the Briton’s best but naiveDeontay Wilder could hardly have done a better job of selling himself to Anthony Joshua, his promoter, Eddie Hearn, and a potential pay-per-view audience of many millions than he did in coming from behind to stop Luis Ortiz in the seventh defence of his WBC world heavyweight title in Brooklyn on Saturday night.But would he win a unification fight with Joshua, who rules three versions of the title and will probably take Joseph Parker’s IBF belt when they meet in Cardiff on 31 March? Unlikely. Related: Deontay Wilder: 'I want to fight Anthony Joshua, but Eddie Hearn doesn't want to risk his gravy train' Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian