Deontay Wilder insists he cannot wait to fight Anthony Joshua next

Deontay Wilder insists he cannot wait to fight Anthony Joshua next

- Deontay Wilder wants his fight against Anthony Joshua to come next after his defence with Dominic Breazeale

- Joshua will also be defending his IBF, WBA and WBO belts against Jarrel Miller two weeks after Deontay's fight

- Both fighters remain unbeaten with Joshua having a higher percentage of knockout wins over the American

Deontay Wilder says he cannot wait to battle Anthony Joshua for the world undisputed heavyweight title.

The American will defend his WBC title against Dominic Breazeale on May 18, before Joshua defends his IBF, WBA and WBO gold belts against Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller on June 1.

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And victories for Joshua and Wilder in their respective fights will set up what would be one of the biggest heavyweight bouts in history.

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Told that Joshua was eager to take him on, Wilder said: "Oh man, I can't wait for him either.

"I feel the same way about him (that I do Breazeale).

"Four months of negotiations and they knew they didn't want the fight. Stop. What more do I have to do for people?

"I've tried to show people and I'll continue to still prove that I am the best. I'll continue to give people the fights that they want to see. But they got to be in cooperation with my team as well too.

"Because fighters, I understand, they have choices. They have a choice to make whether to get in there with the man, the myth and the legend.

"I am that man that can knock you out, at any given time, any given round, any given minute, any given second."

Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn said last week that there was "a clear desire from both sides to make the fight".

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Anthony Joshua's world heavyweight championship clash with Jarrell Miller on June 1 has taken a new twist as both fighters were involved in verbal exchanges during a press briefing.

A few days ago, both boxers came face-to-face with each other in the New York Stock Exchange as Miller pushed Joshua to provoke the champion but he remained calm. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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