Terms have been agreed for Anthony Joshua to fight Deontay Wilder, Eddie Hearn has claimed.
The former champions were rumoured to collide in December with Saudi Arabia mentioned as the probable location.
Speaking to BBC 5 Live Boxing, the Matchroom Promoter said,
“We’ve agreed the money, we’ve agreed everything.”
“We’re waiting on the official contract, but we won’t wait forever.”
“He [Joshua] is just training away but he wants Wilder.”
“If it can’t be made, he wants to stay active. If he fights in December, that’ll be three fights in eight months which is incredible for him.”
“People keep saying he should have one more fight and then fight Wilder, but we don’t think so. If it ends up that way, so be it and nothing would surprise me.”
But Hearn did also say that Joshua may walk away if contracts are not signed soon and could look for another opponent.
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