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Reports: Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder Set for March 9th

The much-anticipated showdown between top heavyweight titans Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder seems closer than ever.


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (December 13, 2023) - The much-anticipated showdown between top heavyweight titans Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder seems closer than ever, as reports suggest the long-overdue battle could finally unfold on March 9, 2024. The potential clash between the two heavyweight warriors has sent waves through the boxing world.

The massive clash is contingent on both fighters winning their upcoming bouts against Otto Wallin and Joseph Parker, respectively, in Saudi Arabia next month. Should both ex-champions secure wins, the stage will be set for a monumental showdown in Saudi Arabia, according to reports from ESPN.

The announcement has sparked positive vibes among top heavyweight boxing enthusiasts worldwide after years of waiting. Social media has erupted with excitement, with fans and pundits alike expressing their enthusiasm for what promises to be a monumental year for top heavyweight boxing.

While details of the blockbuster deal remain undisclosed, speculation abounds regarding potential clauses, including the possibility of a rematch clause integral to the high-stakes bout.

Eddie Hearn, AJ's promoter, shed light on the situation, revealing the fluctuating negotiations that led to the proposed March showdown. Hearn expressed optimism, citing Joshua's eagerness to fight three times in a year and emphasized the inevitability of the showdown should both fighters triumph in their upcoming bouts.

Anthony Joshua himself hinted at a potential spring showdown, echoing the sentiment of eager fans awaiting the highly-anticipated matchup.

However, Joshua remains focused on his upcoming fight against Otto Wallin, with an eye on securing a mandatory position for the IBF title.

The road to the March showdown is fraught with uncertainties, particularly concerning Joshua's upcoming bout and Wilder's matchup against Parker. Yet, the prospect of their collision looms large, promising a seismic moment in top heavyweight boxing history, captivating the imaginations of fans globally. As anticipation mounts, fight aficionados eagerly anticipate witnessing these two colossal figures enter the ring for a battle destined to etch its place in heavyweight boxing folklore.

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