Tony Bellew insists Deontay Wilder is the only heavyweight on the planet that could drop Anthony Joshua.
The, as yet, unannounced WBA mandatory fight between Joshua and Alexander Povetkin has put a dark cloud over a potential unification fight between Wilder and Joshua, which now looks likely to happen April 2019 at the earliest.
Anthony Joshua is not ready for a heavyweight unification fight with Deontay Wilder insists former WBO title holder Joseph Parker but he added if the fighters want to battle it out they will make it happen.
Eddie Hearn insists a $20m offer for Deontay Wilder to fight Anthony Joshua and a “tick over” fight is still on the table for the American despite a fight between Joshua and Alexander Povetkin nearing fruition.
“It’s embarrassing Deontay Wilder has 40 fights and fought the names he has. But, the only man on the planet who can beat Anthony Joshua is Wilder,” Bellew told the Metro. “No one else stands a chance. Not even Tyson Fury