Dominic Breazeale

Deontay Wilder has ringside seat to 'scout' Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko

Deontay Wilder has ringside seat to 'scout' Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko

Deontay Wilder will be among the 90,000 who’ll attend Saturday’s Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight title fight at Wembley Stadium, and his sentiments on the bout are part of the magnetic appeal.

“My heart is for Joshua, but my mind says Klitschko,” said Wilder, the unbeaten World Boxing Council heavyweight champion who’ll serve as an analyst on the SkySports broadcast in England.

Alabama’s Wilder (38-0, 37 knockouts), positioning to fight the winner as early as by the end of the year, said on a conference call with reporters this week that the relative experience and “stiffness” of the muscular, 27-year-old Joshua is an intriguing match against the 41-year-old...

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