British champion of the WBO, WBA and the IBF, Anthony Joshua addressed the WBC champion, Deontay Wilder, called for a unification bout before the end of 2020. Read more in the material.
Absolute world boxing champion in the heavyweight division: Joshua wants to go down in history
Undisputed title – the most honorable of professional boxing in the world. This status is awarded athlete who was able to collect championship belts on all major versions in their hands. The last person to receive such honor in the royal division, which is considered “heviveyt” was Lennox Lewis. At that time (1999) it was enough to win the belt in three versions WBC, IBF and WBA.
For advanced athletes task has become more complicated, since the possession of the coveted status now require further belt and the WBO. Now all the heavyweight belts are concentrated in the hands of the two boxers. Anthony Joshua has WBO, WBA, IBF, and Deontay Wilder – WBC. They met for several years, it remains a subject of much interest.
We strongly recommend to read our article on how Joshua was trapped in their titles.
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1 Yanv 2020 to 9:55 PST
In his last interview for Sky Sports Anthony Joshua has accused the Americans of delaying the process. In his words, Deontay in no hurry to unite belt, unlike himself. As evidence, he compares their way into professional boxing and Wilder. Last owns the WBC title in 2015, but does not attempt to carry out a unification bout, limited only by the belt protection.
Joshua also once won the title by the IBF in 2016, soon fought Wladimir Klitschko for the WBA belt, and in 2018 won the WBO title. In the same interview, Anthony called “Bronze Bomber” to conduct the fight for the title until the end of Undisputed 2020.
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– Sky Sports Boxing (@SkySportsBoxing) January 2, 2020
Prevent their meeting can two factors. First – Wilder defeated in a rematch with Tyson Fury (their fight will take place in February 2020, the more we wrote in a separate article). Second – Anthony Joshua defeated in the upcoming defense against the bullet or Cirrus.
Previously, we reported that Emelianenko received a call from Ramzan Kadyrov.
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