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It’s not often you see or hear Deontay Wilder, his manager Shelly Finkel, and Eddie Hearn together on the same show discussing the potential fight between the WBC World heavyweight champion and Anthony Joshua.

But the latest ‘Tha Boxing Voice podcast’ gave us just that. All three on the same show talking about the fight.

Hearn talked about ‘different ways’ to be ready and how Joshua has been ready for big challenges throughout his career despite his team not always supporting the decisions made along the way.

“There are different ways to be ready. Are you ready to beat Deontay Wilder? Are you the finished article? No way. He’s gonna get better and better. To be honest with you, the coach didn’t really want the Charles Martin fight. Not just because it was Charles Martin but because it was a fight for the World heavyweight championship in his sixteenth fight. Joshua wanted that fight. Joshua pushed for that fight. Joshua took the fight.

“When Deontay Wilder won the title, Shelly Finkel said he’s not ready to unify just yet. That was his 34th fight. It if were up to AJ, he would fight but it doesn’t work like that. Do you think Deontay Wilder wants this fight so bad that he’s willing to take less,” said Hearn on air.

The host of the show then put on Deontay Wilder himself and he had a chat with Hearn on air. The American heavyweight champion wondered why Hearn is often speaking on Joshua’s behalf, regarding the latest ‘eat him’ comment made by Joshua that was said by Hearn to Sky Sports.

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