Deontay Wilder will be looking to get back the WBC Heavyweight title from Champ Tyson Fury on the 9th and while he prepares for that Fight, His manager Shelly Finkel doesn’t see Wilder signing up for an Undisputed title in the nearest future.
Finkel believes that Wilder isn’t ready for whatever stuff Oleksandr Usyk pulled off against Joshua and that the Upset win doesn’t indicate a total shift in plans for the “Bronze Bomber”, who is presently focused on reclaiming the WBC Heavyweight title from Tyson Fury on October 9th.
Deontay Wilder will collide with Tyson Fury for the third time on October 9th and due to the manner to which he lost the first fight, will look to make a big statement and is presently focused for that occasion. Also Anthony Joshua will definitely activate the rematch Clause after his defeat to Oleksandr Usyk, which means talks of a unification are presently a little pre-mature.
“No, because he has unfinished business, Joshua, and that will take him into next year,” Finkel told Boxing Social in response to whether or not Wilder, in the event he defeats Fury, would immediately try to face either Joshua or Usyk. “The fight is not going to happen before that. We’re only fighting a week after.
“I don’t want to get ahead of myself. Let Deontay win, as I believe he will, and then we will see what we’re looking at in the first quarter to half of 2022. But at this moment it won’t be Joshua or Usyk because they’re going to be dancing with each other.”
Eddie Hearn has revealed, Joshua could be squaring up with Usyk again towards the end of March 2022.
Finkel has had a few misunderstandings with Anthony Joshua’s Promoter Eddie Hearn and that has been due to negotiations for a unification fight with Deontay Wilder, who was then undefeated and held the WBC title. However, Finkel has no issues with Joshua and stated a few things that makes him like the former Unified Heavyweight Champion.
“Contrary to popular opinion, I do like Joshua,” Finkel said. “I think he is and was very good for the sport. He brought a lot of interest, as you can tell with 60-something thousand people there. When he fought Klitschko, it was 100 [thousand] or 90 [thousand] or whatever the number was at Wembley. He conducted himself as a gentleman as the champion.”
Oleksandr Usyk totally outclassed Anthony Joshua over 12 rounds to to win the IBF, IBO WBA WBO Heavyweight Titles in the 25th of September at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London