Two years on since Joshua defeated Wladimir Klitschko back in 2017, a fight between the two unbeaten heavyweights has been tipped to happen to determine who the best in the world is.
Deontay Wilder's days with Showtime/FOX may be numbered, as the WBC world heavyweight champion will speak with DAZN.
Wilder has reportedly informed his advisors, Al Haymon and Shelly Finkel, about the opportunity to meet with Skipper, with DAZN partner and Matchroom's Eddie Hearn to be kept away from the talks to ease their passage.
"I think that he will put the deal together for Wilder to fight Joshua".
It was revealed in a press release that Wilder will hold a special press conference on Tuesday to unveil when he next steps inside the ring. We have discussions with people and until we announce I rarely comment on them until we announce. There's a long way to go but we'll see where it goes.
And should he get past "Big Baby", Hearn can foresee Joshua vs Wilder taking place a few months later.
Wilder has since been ordered to defend his title against Dominic Breazeale but has reached out to DAZN - who broadcast Joshua's fights in the U.S. - to discuss a potential bout.
"There's a clear desire from both sides to make the fight".
While Wilder has fought the majority of his career on Showtime, following Tyson Fury signing a deal with ESPN and Top Rank, which derailed a rematch of their 2018 encounter, Wilder made it known he was a "free agent". It is a six fight deal said to be in the 8-figure range. He will fight an alternative opponent in May or June. The contract also calls for GGG Promotions to present two cards per year on DAZN from 2020.
Will Wilder strike a deal with DAZN?
Wilder earned around £12.5m for his dramatic draw against Tyson Fury. "AJ has business to take care of first against Miller".
"I think we've got a brilliant chance of making the Joshua fight", Hearn said on Saturday night at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York, following the Dmitry Bivol-Joe Smith Jr. light heavyweight title bout he promoted.