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Fans Furious as Deontay Wilder Blows £100m Anthony Joshua Showdown

Boxing fans left disappointed as long-awaited fight is derailed

Deontay Wilder's defeat at the hands of Joseph Parker in Saudi Arabia has left fans in an uproar, as it means the highly anticipated £100m showdown with Anthony Joshua will not be happening. The fight, which had been years in the making, was set to be a blockbuster event for 2024 if both fighters could come through their respective matches. However, Wilder's loss has now scuppered those plans and fans are left wondering when boxing will finally learn.

"When a fight is hot, make the f***ing fight!" – Sky Sports analyst

Sky Sports' boxing analyst, Dave Coldwell, took to social media to express his frustration at the missed opportunity. He criticized fighters and promoters for constantly trying to inflate the price and make the fight even bigger, instead of seizing the moment when a fight is at its peak. Many fans echoed Coldwell's sentiments, urging the boxing world to prioritize the fights that people actually want to see.

Anthony Joshua remains open to facing Wilder in the future

Despite the disappointment, Anthony Joshua has not ruled out the possibility of facing Deontay Wilder in the future. After his own victory against Otto Wallin, Joshua expressed his belief that Wilder will bounce back and that fans still want to see the fight. Only time will tell who will be next in line to face AJ, as he finishes 2023 with an impressive unbeaten record.