Deontay Wilder gives hope of new heavyweight era with Anthony Joshua | Kevin Mitchell

Bermane Stiverne dishonoured boxing’s most important crown when destroyed by the American and with a lack of contenders the sport needs Joshua v Wilder

The good news is that Deontay Wilder is making all the right “Bomb Squad” noises about putting his WBC belt up against the IBF and WBA “super” titles owned by Anthony Joshua, holding out the possibility that this most anarchic of sporting industries may soon have a universally recognised world heavyweight champion again. It’s been a while.

The complicating factor is Joshua is determined to fulfil his other mandatory defences. Once he has properly rested from his 10-round win over the stubborn Carlos Takam two Saturdays ago in Cardiff, he is happy to accommodate the WBO champion Joseph Parker in his next fight, probably in London in the spring.

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