Who will Wilder fight next?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by GotchaHat, Oct 11, 2021.

  1. Dangerwood84

    Dangerwood84 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 21, 2017
    Yeah, like all his title defenses pre Fury.
  2. Dangerwood84

    Dangerwood84 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Sep 21, 2017
    Bum Squad resumption.
  3. rusev

    rusev Member Full Member

    Jan 30, 2007
    He is finished , there are new players in the town .
  4. Sean weir

    Sean weir Member Full Member

    Jan 29, 2017
    As long as he uses them wisely this time round. Saying that though he is getting very old for a boxer now, he probably does not have time for it. The ship has sailed I guess.
  5. jmb1356

    jmb1356 Active Member Full Member

    Sep 30, 2019
    If he's smart, a tune-up. Its perfectly fine after 2 brutal beatings he got from Fury. He might take a couple to get his buzz going again, but I think someone beats him many won't expect to win.
  6. senpai

    senpai Well-Known Member banned Full Member

    May 18, 2021
    Helenius would be good fight. He won two fights with good KOs and people gave him credit.
  7. DanielDimov

    DanielDimov Jabbing all night Full Member

    Feb 2, 2015
  8. Sandman_

    Sandman_ Gold medalist & Lineal champ Full Member

    Feb 20, 2009
    Judging by the way Fury spoke of him last week, Gal could be in line for Fury. The latter is going to need to fight someone in the first half of next year while waiting for the Usyk v AJ rematch winner. Not sure he'll be inclined to make the *mandatory* against Dillian Whyte. Interesting situation b/c the WBC won't want to strip him either.
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  9. don owens

    don owens Boxing Junkie Full Member

    May 5, 2005
    his management team has been calling and attempting to set up a fight in 2024 around June with either Mr. Tomato Can or Mr. Potato Head.
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  10. MrPook

    MrPook Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 15, 2007
    If I was his manager I would have him fight Charles Martin then Ruiz jr.

    If he can get an Usyk fight for the belts he should take it.
  11. mirkofilipovic

    mirkofilipovic ESB Management Full Member

    Jan 7, 2014
    He always took easy fights before Fury:risas3:
  12. navigator

    navigator "Billy Graham? He's my man." Full Member

    Nov 5, 2017
    I don't really mind, as long as it's building to a date with Joshua. Can't see the latter reversing his recent defeat when the rematch comes, so it's just a matter of them both taking some time to recoup, taking a tune-up fight each and then meeting at some point in 2023.
  13. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    Whoever they happen to find under the bridge, in the emergency room, or passed out in the dumpster behind the local gin joint in Tuscaloosa.
  14. Mike_b

    Mike_b Active Member Full Member

    Jul 9, 2020
    If konashki (Adam) wants a final paycheck, sure. If Robert helenius wants to sharpen his steel he can get some (realistic fight knowing that the Nordic nightmare has put in a great performance). I think the two best fights that can be made right now in the hw division would be the REAL boxers: fury vs usyk, and the HYPED boxers: wilder vs AJ.

    When it comes to skill and acumen, usyk and fury have it for days. Let's be honest, dw and AJ no matter how good they are are second rate. There is a stupid rematch though, usyk is gonna kick AJ's ass again, and what is the bodybuilder gonna do differently this time?
  15. ironchamp

    ironchamp Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 5, 2004
    He should take a tune up in January, then Andy Ruiz or Dylan Whyte in April.

    If he successfully clears that hurdle then he should gun for loser of AJ vs Usyk II.

    If he wins that, then go straight for the title shot.