Wilder offered $100m DAZN deal that includes TWO fights with Joshua

Deontay Wilder
is considering a $100million (£80m), three-fight deal with DAZN that would include TWO fights with heavyweight rival Anthony Joshua
As first reported by Ring Magazine
, the unbeaten WBC champion's team met with bosses of the streaming service this week, where he was offered the lucrative deal that would take him a huge step closer to a fight with Joshua.
Wilder is now mulling over the agreement, which would reportedly include a fight with compatriot Dominic Breazeale worth around $20m (£15m) and two fights with Joshua which could land him $40m (£32.5m) apiece. AJ is on a fight-by-fight deal with DAZN.
The American is set to announce his upcoming fight with Breazeale at a press conference on Tuesday and it is as yet unconfirmed where the fight will be broadcast in the US.
Previous lengthy negotiations between Wilder and Joshua fell through before the Bronze Bomber fought Tyson Fury in Los Angeles last December.
They looked set to renew their rivalry later this year, only for Fury to sign an $80m deal with ESPN that scuppered talks over a rematch.
With Wilder long associated with rival network Showtime the prospect of the world's top three heavyweights fighting one another looked bleak, despite ESPN's attempts to lure the American to their platform.
But Wilder has always insisted he is a 'free agent' and now he is considering a move to DAZN following a meeting with chief John Skipper.
Any fight with Joshua would not take place until the autumn at the earliest, with the WBO, IBF and WBA champion fighting Jarrell MIller on June 1. It's not confirmed whether AJ's side have given the proposed deal with Wilder their blessing.

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