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WBC Champion wants bouts with Whyte and Joshua.

Deontay Wilder responds to Eddie Hearn's proposition of fighting Whyte and Joshua

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American WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is willing to take on Brit Dillian Whyte if the battle is contracted to lead to a fight with Anthony Joshua. 

Trash talk has been traded between Whyte and Wilder for some time, with the former claiming that: "I have chased Wilder, he is a disgrace."

Wilder has recently claimed that he has no issue fighting Whyte, but as long as a fight with Anthony Joshua is arranged in 2018.

"If Eddie Hearn wants me to fight Dillian Whyte, I have no problem smashing Dillian Whyte, but make sure, when you have that contract, you add Anthony Joshua, because I am going to come and knock down that kingdom that I helped build up."

Wilder faces up against Bermane Stiverne on November 4, and the 32-year-old has vowed to retire if he loses the contest in eight days time.

Whyte meanwhile wants a shot at Wilder's WBC belt, but will have to overcome two-time former European heavyweight champion Robert Helenius on Saturday if he is to take on the challenge of Wilder.

'The Bronze Bomber' Wilder has a record of 37 knockouts in 38 victories and no defeats. Whyte's form to date consists of 21 victories, 16 by knockout and one defeat.

"He [Whyte] is doing what he is supposed to do and, if he is feeling that way, let's see him. Personally, I don't think he feels that way. He knows he can't beat me, [promoter] Eddie Hearn knows he can't beat me," claims 32-year-old Wilder.

"Dillian Whyte is an easy fight, I can fight that fight in my sleep, one hand behind my back.

Deontay Wilder Media Workout

"I am the heavyweight champion of the world, I want to unify the heavyweight division and I won't stop until I do that.

"If they want to see that fight, I have no problems fighting that fight, as long as that contract says I have Anthony Joshua next."

Joshua meanwhile will aim to continue his perfect record of 19 wins and 19 knockouts when he faces Carlos Takam on Saturday night.

There's been no word yet on Joshua's reaction to Deontay Wilder calling him out to fight.

Anthony Joshua and Carlos Takam Media Work Out

"Right now, everybody wants to see who is the best in the heavyweight division," claims Wilder.

A contest between the pair would indeed be eagerly anticipated if it goes ahead in 2018.

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