Deontay Wilder has insisted that a September showdown with Anthony Joshua in Britain could be salvaged.
The American, who holds the WBC heavyweight crown, used his social media channels to say he has agreed to the terms offered by Joshua’s camp for the blockbuster unification fight.
Wilder had previously attempted to lure Joshua to fight in the US with a $50m offer, but Joshua and Hearn have been firm in their stance that the match-up should happen in Britain.
Wilder posted on Monday night: ‘The $50M offer for Joshua to fight me next in the US is still available to him if he wants it.
‘In addition to that, today I agreed to their offer to fight Joshua next in the U.K. If Joshua prefers the fight in the UK. The ball is in their court. It’s up to them to choose US or UK. I’m in.’
🚨BREAKING NEWS🚨 for all you @anthonyfjoshua fans… The $50M offer for him to fight me next in the US is still available. Today I even agreed to their offer to fight Joshua next in the UK. If he prefers the fight in the UK, the ball is in their court. It’s up to them to choose. pic.twitter.com/03PE8sk5x0
— Deontay Wilder (@BronzeBomber) June 11, 2018