Five things we learned from the Anthony Joshua v. Joseph Parker fight

Anthony Joshua began boxing at Finchley ABC near Barnet under trainer Sean Murphy

Anthony Joshua began boxing at Finchley ABC near Barnet under trainer Sean Murphy

Talks over a world heavyweight title unification fight between Anthony Joshua and American Deontay Wilder could start as early as this week. In response, Finkel, who has the authority to get the contest signed from the Wilder side, told The Telegraph: "We're ready".

'Anthony, I am so glad we finally heard from you on Saturday and that you want to fight me as your next opponent and you want the fight to happen in the UK.

Joshua's promoter, Eddie Hearn, claimed in the UK Daily Star today that Wilder would fight former Joshua victim Dominic Breazeale next, telling Chris McKenna: "There's no doubt about that because the IBF ordered a final eliminator between Pulev and Breazeale and Breazeale pulled out because he's going to fight Wilder next".

Finkel, who co-manages Wilder with Al Haymon, said he will contact Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn this week.

A bout in the US has also been touted for Anthony, mainly surrounding the highly ranked Jarrell Miller of the U.S. Ultimately this bout would be seen by many as a showcase for the unified world champion in the U.S, a territory which Joshua is yet to fight in as a professional.

Should the Briton manage to see off the challenge of Wilder, he would become the first man in history to hold all four heavyweight belts simultaneously.

On Anthony Joshua's victory over Parker at the 78,000 capacity Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Obisia said: "I know that Joshua has all it takes to beat anybody in that part of the world. As the saying goes, a good right hand can take you around the block, but a good jab can take you around the world".

Wilder postponed an worldwide media call scheduled for Tuesday, instead releasing a statement declaring his intention to find a resolution that will see him go toe to toe with Joshua in Britain.

Joshua poked and prodded Parker from all angles, largely staying clear of trouble thanks to his much-improved mobility.

"I think it was really important that Joshua did the 12 rounds and he will be a better fighter next time out", he said. A unification fight with Wilder is the biggest fight on the table and in the sport at the moment.

Hearn also said a clash with Wilder in the United Kingdom would only take place in August or September due to the weather. They include Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury or a top 10 ranked Heavyweight. Wilder and not Joshua vs. Povetkin or Wilder vs. Whyte.

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