Boxing news: Deontay Wilder says he wants Anthony Joshua or Andy Ruiz Jr after Tyson Fury | Boxing | Sport

Deontay Wilder wants to unify the heavyweight boxing division if he can see off the challenge of both Luis Ortiz and Tyson Fury over the next four months.

The unbeaten champion is set to take on Ortiz for a second time on November 23, with a Fury rematched tipped to go ahead on February 22 next year.

The American, 33, is the current WBC heavyweight champion, with Andy Ruiz Jr set to defender his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles against Anthony Joshua on December 7.

Wilder told Sky Sports when asked if he expects to fight Fury next year: “Yes, most definitely. I’m ready to go. Another rematch.

“Look at the route I’m taking. What more do I have to prove?

“Who else has taken the route that I am taking?

“I didn’t have to fight him again. I’m not obliged to fight him.

“I’m the champion – I do what I want to do.

“I have bet on myself. I move how I want to move. I run my operation.

“It will go Ortiz, then Fury, then a unification – one champion, one face, one name.

“How amazing would that be? Back to back to back, obtaining glory.”

Fury’s trainer Ben Davison has given his thoughts on the likely rematch after the recent win over Otto Wallin, and said: “As long as he’s 100 per cent, he’s willing to fight.

“He’s shown that time and time again.”

When asked about his draw with Fury in December 2018, Wilder added: “I knocked that fool out. He got blessed by the referee. He had favouritism.”

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