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Eddie Hearn on why Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury II may never happen

World Boxing News 26/02/2019

In a recent interview with Sirius XM Fight Nation 93, Eddie Hearn spoke about the current heavyweight division and Anthony Joshua v Jarrell Miller.

The Matchroom boss spoke to usual hosts Gerry Cooney and Randy Gordon to air his expert views on Miller facing Joshua.

Hearn also gave his reason why a rematch between WBC title holder Deontay Wilder and lineal ruler Tyson Fury may now be off the table for good.

Fury signed for ESPN last week. The deal is said to be worth £8o million over fight fights.

Linking with ESPN meant a date of May 18 for the Wilder return was instantly scrapped.

Also, joining the show around the same time was Miller himself. The American has cast himself as the villain against Joshua on June 1.

‘Big Baby’ aims to rip the four world heavyweight titles away from Joshua in New York.

Joshua makes his Madison Square Garden and United States debut on the night.

Listen to Hearn (📸 Dave Thompson) below:

“Jarrell Miller has brought out the nasty side in Anthony Joshua.” — @EddieHearn explains why Big Baby Miller is the opponent Anthony Joshua needs

https://twitter.com/SiriusXMBoxing/status/1099132573656199168

Been salivating at the thought of #WilderFury2?  @EddieHearn tells @CommishRandyG and @gerrycooney why that fight might not even happen.

https://twitter.com/SiriusXMBoxing/status/1099132849930858496

“Skinny toothpick and a year later he goes to 240-something and change?” — @BIGBABYMILLER wonders if Anthony Joshua got to where he’s at all-naturally

https://twitter.com/SiriusXMBoxing/status/1099103557658337280

“He needs me more than I need him … every superhero needs a great villain.” — @BIGBABYMILLER on Anthony Joshua

https://twitter.com/SiriusXMBoxing/status/1099103957178306561


SiriusXM Fight Nation 93 airs Mondays and Fridays from 6-8p ET on the first and only nationally-broadcast combat radio channel SiriusXM Fight Nation 93.

The show is hosted by former New York State athletic commissioner Randy Gordon and former #1-ranked Heavyweight contender Gerry Cooney.

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