Deontay Wilder’s Trainer Believes Anthony Joshua Will Always Be a “Super Fight”

Published 12/30/2021, 7:00 AM EST


Malik Scott revealed the mental state of the Deontay Wilder camp. Wilder last fought against Tyson Fury on October 9 and lost to ‘The Gypsy King’. The former WBC champion could not win his belt back from the man that gave him his career’s first-ever loss.

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Following his loss, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ has been relatively quiet on social media and has been recovering from surgery. So his trainer, Malik Scott, spoke to Elie Sekhbach about the potential fights for Deontay Wilder.

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Sekhbach named some boxers that Wilder could face, and Scott concurred. “Usyk, he could fight Joshua, he could fight Andy Ruiz.”

Malik Scott then added, “And all of those fights is still super, super fights. Especially him and AJ in my opinion will always be a super fight no matter what.” 

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Wilder vs ‘AJ’ would be an excellent fight to make. Both fighters are fresh off a loss, both lost their belts and are looking to become heavyweight champion again. Both Joshua and Wilder are still among the best heavyweights in the division.

Despite their losses, both these fighters possess unparalleled speed and punching power, which would make this an exciting fight. However, Joshua is currently focused on his rematch against Oleksandr Usyk.

Wilder has no fights finalized yet and is still searching for his next opponent.

A little over a month ago, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ broke the silence on his boxing future. Let’s have a look at what he had to say.

Deontay Wilder stalls about his boxing future for the first time since the Tyson Fury fight

Deontay Wilder made a rare appearance in ‘Telli Talks’, a show hosted by Telli Swift, to talk about his fight and his future in boxing. The entire world has been wondering what Wilder would do next, following his second loss to Fury.

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Wilder finally broke the silence and revealed, “For me, this is not it, this is just the beginning. The best is yet to come from me. Although I have accomplished a lot of things, more than I could’ve imagined.

“I do still have goals in the sport, that’s why I still have love for it.” Wilder said.

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Fans rejoiced when they hear ‘The Bronze Bomber’ would not hang up his gloves.

Who do you think Wilder should fight next? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Loyola College, Allan fuses his love for literature and the sport of boxing to deliver quality copies about 'The Sweet Science.' Allan is a semi-professional soccer player for Diego Juniors FC.

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