Eddie Hearn believes Deontay Wilder has already agreed to fight Luis Ortiz next

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Hearn hoped to lastly safe a fight between Wilder and Anthony Joshua (Image: Getty)

Eddie Hearn believes Deontay Wilder has already arrange a rematch towards Luis Ortiz for his next bout because the look forward to a unification fight towards Anthony Joshua seems set to proceed into 2020.

The Bronze Bomber delivered one other devastating KO within the first spherical of his grudge match with Dominic Breazeale on Saturday evening in New York to retain his WBC heavyweight title.

After the match, Ortiz entered the ring and was interview by Showtime, with many anticipating him to tackle Wilder for a second time, and Hearn has confirmed the hypothesis.

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Luis Ortiz within the ring after Wilder’s win over Breazeale (Image: Sky Sports activities)

In an interview with Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix, which is not going to be launched till Monday, Hearn revealed he spoke to Ortiz’s camp concerning the Cuban combating AJ if a deal for a unification fight can’t be agreed.

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However he was rebuffed and as an alternative knowledgeable {that a} deal for Ortiz to face Wilder was ‘all but done’ in what he described as a ‘disheartening’ dialog.

Ortiz and Wilder final confronted off on the Barclays Middle in March 2018 in an exhilarating fight, with the Bronze Bomber inflicting the one defeat of Ortiz’s profession with a 10th spherical stoppage.

Reacting to Wilder’s brutal KO towards Breazeale, Hearn informed Sky Sports activities on Sunday: ‘That was an impressive win for Deontay – he’s thrilling to watch. He has taken care of enterprise, now AJ wants to do the identical towards Ruiz Jr at Madison Sq. Backyard on June 1.

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Hearn says he’s determined to arrange a unification fight between Wilder and AJ (Getty)

‘The fight with AJ and Wilder is the biggest fight in the sport and all being well in two weeks’ time it should occur next – no excuses, that is the fight that can change the game globally.

‘It’s a legacy fight and AJ desires it so dangerous. Two large, quick, harmful and fearless world heavyweight world champions that may flip the lights out with a blink of the attention – it’s a should. First issues first, caring for enterprise on his American debut on June 1 and ship a message straight again.’

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