Image: Joshua vs. Wilder in jeopardy, AJ could fight Hrgovic or Ruiz next

According to Eddie Hearn, there is unpredictability surrounding the possibility of the Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder fight occurring next due to a modification in management in Saudi boxing concentrating on other battles. Hearn revealed a downhearted outlook concerning the Joshua-Wilder fight. He discussed that there are other nations thinking about hosting the fight, however if it does not occur, Joshua might possibly deal with Filip Hrgovic or Andy Ruiz Jr. in his next bout. However, these challengers would not offer the exact same level of enjoyment or impersonate much threat for Joshua. The brand-new Saudi management is arranging the Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou fight, raising concerns about their choice for hybrid boxing matches with WWE-style theatrics. Fury just recently signed a financially rewarding agreement and revealed interest in dealing with Ngannou and Jon Jones in MMA battles. This shift in focus may recommend that the Saudis are moving far from standard boxing to MMA-type contests. Hearn discussed that if the Joshua-Wilder fight does not pertain to fulfillment, Joshua might possibly fight in December against a higher-ranked challenger. However, it is necessary for Joshua to establish a more amusing character like Fury, as the Saudis appear to prefer fighters who can captivate both within and outside the ring. Hearn repeated that they have actually accepted terms for the Joshua-Wilder fight, however till an agreement is signed and the needed funds are protected, it stays unpredictable. Other nations have actually likewise revealed interest in hosting the fight. Options for Joshua’s next fight consist of Filip Hrgovic and Andy Ruiz Jr., although it would be dangerous to face them offered Joshua’s current efficiencies. Despite the unpredictability, Hearn highlighted their desire to make the Wilder fight occur and has actually connected to Saudi Arabia to reveal their preparedness. If the Wilder fight does not emerge, they will think about the Fury fight or check out other choices.

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