Wladimir Klitschko

Will Anthony Joshua spoil a Deontay Wilder fight by joining his promoter's HBO union?

Will Anthony Joshua spoil a Deontay Wilder fight by joining his promoter's HBO union?

As heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua returns to the ring Saturday night, the most pressing question isn’t whether he’s going to defeat replacement opponent Carlos Takam.

What Joshua (19-0, 19 knockouts) has to sort out, as a potential 2018 showdown against fellow unbeaten champion Deontay Wilder of the U.S. looms, is which premium cable network in America he’s going to align with.

Joshua’s rise to prominence in American households has come with four fights on Showtime, a journey that included his triumphant 11th-round technical knockout of long-reigning champion Wladimir Klitschko in front of 90,000 at Wembley Stadium.

It continues with Saturday’s...

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