Deontay Wilder heading to Cardiff on March 31, plans to confront Anthony Joshua

📸 Ed Diller

Deontay Wilder will be ringside in Cardiff on March 31 as the American bids to secure a massive unification with the winner.

Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker trade blows for four versions of the heavyweight crown, with Wilder holding the last piece of the puzzle – the WBC strap.

Joshua is a huge favourite to overcome Parker to set up a Las Vegas showdown with Wilder and ‘The Bronze Bomber’ will be there to witness the clash before climbing in the ring to confront ‘AJ’ should he do the expected.

“I will get in the ring and go face to face with him,” Wilder exclusively told Sky Sports.

“That will be amazing and I hope he is anticipating seeing me and people are anticipating two tough guys getting in the ring. We will call this the preview. This will let people see what our fight will be like.

“It typifies the show as well, because people want to know what’s going to happen next. I am an unpredictable person, I do what people don’t expect me to do but I do things when it’s the right time for me to do them. You’ll see.

“I enjoyed myself the first time I came over to work with Sky Sports and I am certainly looking forward to doing it again.”

Asked if he wanted Joshua to come out on top, Wilder added: “Of course, 100 per cent, even 1,000 per cent, we definitely hope Joshua wins.”

Wilder has his own business to take care of against Luis Ortiz on March 3, plus a potential WBC mandatory bout in the summer, before eventually facing Joshua in November or December.