Oldest heavyweight champion in boxing history George Foreman has come to the defense of his fellow American Deontay Wilder who has been overshadowed recently due to public talks about a Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua fight.
The much speculated bout between the two British fighters has gained traction in recent times due to the world situation making the currently contracted Fury vs Wilder 3 fight delayed.
The fact remains however that as things stand Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3 is next.
The winner most certainly will take on the winner of Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev at some point next year.
This is all going to plan however pending the world getting back to normal for big sporting events.
That in itself could be some time away however.
When Wilder vs Fury 3 does roll around Foreman believes Wilder needs to wait it out and be patient.
Not stepping aside for a Fury vs Joshua fight first:
Foreman has previously expressed interest in mentoring Wilder in an adviser type coaching role for the Fury trilogy.
With similar big hitting styles and similar ethos’ in life, both God fearing boxers, from the same country, it could make a lot of sense for Wilder.
Wilder’s last fight against Fury was the first defeat of his career.
Someone like Foreman’s opinion as an impartial supplement to his existing team couldn’t hurt surely.