Deontay Wilder will be in attendance on Saturday at Wembley Stadium, when Anthony Joshua defends the IBF heavyweight title against Wladimir Klitschko, working as an analyst for Sky Sports.
But Wilder, who holds the WBC title, says he’s also going to be there to scout a potential opponent in the winner of the fight:
"When you have guys that are competing against each other at the top, it's only right for me to be there. I'm not just going out there to be on Sky Sports. I am for sure going there to scout. All the other heavyweights come to my fights. They're not just there to be a fan. They're there to scout and look for different openings and certain signs. I am definitely going over to scout. And maybe we can make a mega-unification bout."
Wilder (38-0, 37 KO) stopped Gerald Washington in the fifth round on February 25 in Alabama, and has been talking a lot about a unification fight since then. When Joseph Parker lost his fight with Hughie Fury, he publicly offered a unification with Parker, the WBO titleholder. Parker will instead fight Razvan Cojanu on May 6. And he has long talked up potential fights with Fury, Joshua, and Klitschko.