& # 39; I'd rather fight Deontay Wilder in two years & # 39 ;: Anthony Joshua says Bronze Bomber has only made life harder by excluding global heavyweight confrontation
- Deontay Wilder has opposed both Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury
- Wilder announced Wednesday that his next fight will be against Luis Ortiz
- Joshua says by avoiding him, Wilder only gives himself more to fear in the future
- Joshua will strive to successfully defend his belts against Andy Ruiz Jr. on Saturday
Anthony Joshua believes Deontay Wilder has done him a favor by their long-awaited fight to exclude the undisputed heavyweight world championship for another year.
Wilder & # 39; s announcement that his next fight will be a rematch with Luis Ortiz, has made boxing fans furious and is also an attempt to thwart Joshua & # 39; s defense of his belts against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night .
But Joshua feels that Wilder has played him in his hands.
Anthony Joshua believes that Deontay Wilder has only made things more difficult
Deontay Wilder confirmed that he would not stand by either Joshua or Tyson Fury
He says: & believe me, I'd rather fight Wilder in two years. Because I know I will get better all the time. And when he is 33, he is the one who gets older.
& # 39; I had to push to fight against him because of all public demands. And I understand that.
& # 39; If it wasn't for the pressure that I can't hide as he can, I could fight Joe Bloggs and fight someone.
& # 39; Wilder is not under such pressure & # 39; n pressure because nobody knows him. Although it is not fair that I have been accused of avoiding him. & # 39; Joshua feels that he has been rushed since he became professional in the year after he won gold, as a late starter in boxing, at the London Olympics. & # 39;
The Bronze Bomber has announced that his next fight will be a rematch against Luis Ortiz
He added: & # 39; It has been like that, because after only my third pro fight I was asked when I went to fight Wladimir Klitschko.
& # 39; Imagine two years ago when I defeated Charles Martin for the world title after eliminating Dillian Whyte.
& # 39; Compare the type of fighter that I was then to where I need to go now.
& # 39; Think about where I will be if I fight Wilder in a year or two. I will be much more sound. & # 39;
Joshua admits that he & # 39; are very impressed & # 39; was from Wilder & # 39; s spectacular first round KO from Dominic Breazeale here in New York last Saturday night.
As a WBA, WBO and IBF champion, Joshua will defend his titles in New York on Saturday
Wilder has been criticized for his lack of boxing technique, but Joshua adds: & # 39; That right hand was delivered perfectly and flushed on the jaw. & # 39;
It helps Joshua that Wilder takes all the heat for the final disappointment, after all previous failures to negotiate a deal have fallen.
Although his decision to recapture Ortiz, who was close to taking out the Bronze Bomber before he flattened himself, was not unexpected.
The giant TV companies that manage Wilder, Joshua and Tyson Fury separately will not be as unhappy as the public with the latest developments. The longer the wait, the greater the fight and the more the money.
Van Wilder is thought to be planning another rematch of a controversial fight – the December draw against Fury – before considering Joshua.
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