Exclusive: Deontay Wilder wants winner of Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua

Deontay Wilder's manager Shelly Finkel tells Planet Sport they are keeping tabs on the winner of Usyk-Joshua and the future of Tyson Fury.

Deontay Wilder is exploring his options and has offers to fight outside of America and the UK, claims Shelly Finkel.

Wilder's manager refused to confirm who he would fight next but instantly ruled out Derek Chisora and said Robert Helenius was unlikely to be next.

"Derek Chisora? He just edged a split-decision over Kubrat Pulev, no way," Finkel exclusively told Planet Sport.

Finkel did, however, confirm that the 'Bronze Bomber' will return later this year and is targeting the winner of the rematch between Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua.

"Maybe the winner of Usyk and Joshua. I don't know what Fury is doing? Maybe if Joshua wins it's a huge fight in the UK (between those two) - there's so many intangibles so we're looking to see what happens in that fight (Usyk and Joshua).

"I don't care what Fury says, we're waiting to see what he really wants to do because if he wants to fight the winner then he's going to get it. But after that, where are the top guys?

"There's only four real top guys in the heavyweights right now - Usyk, Joshua, Fury and Deontay [Wilder]."

Asked if Wilder - who suffered successive defeats to Fury to 2020 and 2021 - would be holding out for one of the three other heavyweights for his boxing return, Finkel added:

"I'm looking at everything and we're going to be making our decision but we're not there (yet).

"We've gotten several calls, I don't know how real they are from outside of the US and the UK and we're checking those out. Then once if any of those are real, that'll dictate another opponent," added Finkel.

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