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“AJ Going to Sleep”: Fans Chime In Excitement as Deontay Wilder Announces That His Fight With Anthony Joshua Is Certain

Published 06/10/2023, 12:20 AM EDT

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Deontay Wilder recently confirmed the offer to fight Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia by the end of 2023. ‘The Bronze Bomber,’ who fought his last against Robert Helenius in October 2022, announced that “the discussion has been talked.” Likewise, with complete conviction, the 37-year-old stated that the bout between him and ‘AJ’ would “definitely” “take place” in a location as “beautiful” as Saudi Arabia.

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In Wilder’s opinion, the organizers, who want to display their country and “what they have to offer,” are “serious” about staging Wilder vs. Joshua in their country. “The offer is definitely out there, the discussion has been talked and it’s a real thing. I think its definitely is going to take place. Saudi Arabia is a beautiful place to be,” announced ‘The Bronze Bomber’ confidently.

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Deontay Wilder assured the media that the organizers, pursuing Wilder vs. ‘AJ,’ were legit. “They’re serious, they’re legit about what they’ll do and what they’re trying to do,” declared the 37-year-old. While it is well known that the fighters have been offered large sums of money, Wilder did not reveal the figure he would earn fighting in the Middle East. However, the former WBC heavyweight champion announced he would potentially make a “career high out there.” “If they do what they’re trying to do, that’s going to be the next big place to fight at,” added Wilder who also called Tyson Fury indecisive for not officially signing a deal yet.

Anyway, after Michael Benson tweeted the news, several people reacted to it. Speaking of the potential outcome of Joshua facing Wilder in the ring. One fan said, “AJ going to sleep.”


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Similarly, another fan said, “AJ gonna have the best sleep of his life.

While ‘AJ’ and Wilder seemed to have a deal, a fan reminded, “Tyson Fury isn’t sure of who [he’s] fighting this year.

Meanwhile, one stated, “Wilder going to send AJ into retirement.


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Being pessimistic, one user was of the view that “AJ will bottle it like he has against Fury.


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How excited are you for this ultimate showdown? How do you think the fight will play out when ‘AJ’ locked horns with Wilder in the ring? Share your predictions with us in the comments below.

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Samrat Sardar

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Samrat Sardar is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. As an experienced commercial writer and athlete himself, Samrat brings a unique perspective and a deep passion for boxing to his work. He holds a post-graduation degree and has over 800 articles to his credit.

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