Wilder wants Fury, Joshua and Haye bouts

Deontay Wilder would like to take on heavyweight rivals Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua and David Haye, in that order.

The WBC world champion (36-0-KO35) has to travel to Russia to take on mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin (30-1-KO22) in May, but has no problem taking on the British big guns after that.

Wilder’s target is to become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world and he has reiterated his intention to fight WBA and WBO holder Fury as soon as possible.

The ‘Bronze Bomber’ will also be keeping a close eye on on the winner of Charles Martin and Anthony Joshua, live on Sky Sports Box Office on April 9, and wants to take on the IBF champion after a bout with Fury and then believes he will be able to take on former sparring partner David Haye when he has all the major belts on the line.

“I like that ordering… in fact I love that order,” he said when he was presented with the order in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports.

“At the end of the day I am going for all the belts so I am going to have to go through all of them. And I would live to fight the UK guys – even in the UK.

“If I have to go through Fury after my Povetkin fight – and I never look past my next fight, I am not that foolish – to get those belts, I would love to fight him next.

“If he wins the [Wladimir Klitschko] rematch, I will get his remaining belts then after that whoever wins out of Charles or Joshua, I’d love to go and fight the winner of that to get that belt too.

“And maybe at the end of that, my first titles defence, maybe it’ll be against David to see if he can still do what he used to do. I’ll put them up for him.”

Wilder is expecting to fight Povetkin on May 21, the same day as Haye’s second fight since stepping out of retirement.

Haye is planning to put a package together to lure WBA World champion Lucas Browne into taking him on, while Fury is still waiting to find out exactly when and where the Klitschko rematch will take place.

And while Wilder is still waiting to discover the venue for his Moscow defence, once it is done he wants to renew his acquaintance with his “social friend”, who confronted him in the ring after his last world title defence in January.

“Fury made a name for himself in America and as a fighter you have to establish yourself there, first and foremost, to be known worldwide,” he said.

“He left his name on America – even all the Latinos know who he is now. And once I’ve got Povetkin out of the way, I am looking forward to fighting him.

“Will we see Klitschko do what we’ve known him to do? He may, he may not. But Father Time might just come up to him and say: come on sit down, you can’t do this forever’.

“And due the fact that Fury beat Klitschko and the fact that we have been promoting this fight for the last four years, I don’t want all that work to go away in vain.

“And I think people want to see me fight Fury. Most definitely.”

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