Wilder wants Povetkin or Luis Ortiz

By Daily Sports on December 7, 2017

Views: 3,039

Deontay Wilder is after big game for his next fight in 2018, as he’s interested in defending his WBC heavyweight title against Alexander Povetkin or Luis Ortiz.

Both of those heavyweights were previously scheduled to face Wilder, but unfortunately both tested positive for banned, preventing the fights from happening.

Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) isn’t holding it against them for testing positive, and he’s still interested in fighting them. Wilder, 32, is recognized that Povetkin and Ortiz are 2 very good heavyweights in the division. He wants to test himself against them.

“You got Luis Ortiz and Alexander Povetkin. I would love to get the opportunity back with some of them guys, the fights that people really want to see and due to their lack of responsibility, as far as being wise for the drugs they choose to put in their bodies that the fight didn’t happen,” said Wilder to ESPN.com.

It’s unlikely that Povetkin, 38, will choose to take a fight with Wilder in 2018, as he’s in position to become the mandatory challenger to Joshua and WBO champion Joseph Parker.

Povetkin (32-1, 23 KOs) can make good money in a fight with Joshua if he can become his WBA mandatory challenger.

•Photo shows Deontay Wilder in action.

Source Daily Sports

Posted December 7, 2017


 

You may also like...
Zambia book Cosafa U20 semis spot

Guardiola Hails Man City After ‘Hardest’ Title Triumph...

Plateau Utd increase Sunshine Stars' woes

Ex-Super Eagles Star Babalade Dies Of Heart Attack...

Liverpool put one foot into Champions League semi-finals...

Klopp Fumes As West Ham End Liverpool’s Unbeaten...

 

Latest News Christensen’s Move To Barca Remains On Track Inter Pushes Chelsea To Release ‘Desperate’ Lukaku On Loan Erik Ten Hag Urged To Stick By Rashford Azeez Oseni finally signed with Spartak Trnava Dennis To Join Crystal Palace This Summer NFF Must Be Held Responsible If Peseiro Fails, Source Dominic Calvert-Lewin header seals famous comeback win as Toffees secure safety It's a miracle Chelsea are third despite missing N'Golo Kante for so much of the season Arsenal Faces Battle To Tie Saka Down To New Deal If … Aubameyang Explains International Retirement Findi‘ll Excel More In Enyimba If… Nigeria Cruises Past Guinea As ITTF Regional Qualifiers Begin In Lagos

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (49,796 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (40,980 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (39,407 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (39,405 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (39,123 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (38,943 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (38,688 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (38,059 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (37,452 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (36,384 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (34,727 views) John Mikel Obi: Segun Odegbami’s Outrageous Call! (34,201 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (410) Basketball (295) Boxing (718) Columnists (666) Euro Soccer Update (13557) Fans Assembly (6) From the Grassroots (68) Golf (119) Interviews (17) Live Commentary (7) News (8047) NPL Glo Premier League (1316) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (10) Tennis (923)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media