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In a recent interview with Boxing News, the face of Matchroom Boxing, Eddie Hearn has revealed that Deontay Wilder turned down an offer of $3m to make a voluntary defence of his WBC Heavyweight Championship belt, an offer which did not include any potential money from US TV.

Instead, Deontay Wilder had agreed to make a defence of his title against the feared undefeated Cuban Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz. A fight that fell through after it was confirmed Luis Ortiz had tested positive for a banned substance.  Wilder will now instead defend against mandatory challenger Bermane Stiverne, the only man to ever last the full distance against Wilder in a highly anticipated rematch.

This rematch has been ridiculed by Hearn, as he claims Wilder will only be making $1.5m and drew a direct comparison to the possible $4m sum, he could have amassed in a matchup with Britain’s very own version of ‘The Bodysnatcher’ Dillian Whyte and went on to say
“They don’t seem to want the fight”.

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