American professional boxer, Deontay Wilder has over and over again called out Anthony Joshua, and in fact this time pleaded with his rival not to delay a potential match-up.
Even though there are rumours that Joshua is trying hard to avoid the American but there are also gists of on going talks between Joshua and Wilder’s camp in what will be a world heavyweight championship unification fight “this week”.
The reigning WBC champion Wilder has confirmed the on going negotiations but pleads with the IBF and WBA ‘super’ champion Joshua not to keep him waiting for to long.
“We have them in a corner and we are going to smoke them out, and make them fight us,”.
“I don’t want to hear about Joseph Parker. Everybody wants Wilder vs Joshua right now, why wait? Anything could happen to either of us, that’s life. You’ll make the people miss out on the biggest fight in the world.
“Anything I say, the response is from Eddie Hearn, not Joshua. My message is to Joshua: I am ready.
“Eddie is scared of this fight. He wanted me to fight Dillian Whyte instead of Joshua. I would have no problem fighting a peasant like Dillian Whyte but I want Joshua at the other end of the bridge, when I cross it.
“How long does it take him to get ready, physically and mentally? He’ll need the time. I’m ready now.
“I just want to find out who is the best. I want to prove that I am the best. If people say Joshua is the best, I want him right now. I declare war.
“I talk my talk to walk my walk – I mean every word I say, and I say what I mean. I will knock Joshua out. Don’t wait, make the date, mate.”
The American is unbeaten in 39 matches after successfully defending his WBC belt against Bermane Stiverne last weekend, days after IBF champion Joshua extended his record to 20-0 by beating Carlos Takam.