Joshua vs Wilder Showdown Agreed For March In Saudi Arabia

Former world champions, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder have a deal in place, to fight against each other on March 9 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia according to reports.

The only thing that stands in their way is the fights they must win on December 23rd in Riyadh.

Joshua, a former two-time heavyweight world champion, is slated to headline next weekend’s Riyadh Season card in the Middle East, taking on Swedish heavyweight contender, Otto Wallin over the course of a main event clash.

As for Wilder, the former WBC heavyweight champion has been sidelined since October of last year, however, returns to fight former world champion, Joseph Parker in the co-main event of next weekend’s card in Saudi Arabia.

British boxer, Joshua has enjoyed a two-fight winning streak since dropping his belts to Oleksandr Usyk – defeating Jermaine Franklin in April of this year.

Back in August, Joshua managed to land a devastating seventh round finish over common-foe, Robert Helenius at The O2 Arena in London.

In his most recent outing, Tuscaloosa native, Wilder managed to snap a two-fight losing skid to current WBC heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, stopping Helenius in the opening round of their Brooklyn headliner in October of last year.

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