Wilder, Joshua agree fight deal

The above was tweeted out Monday by WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who was making it clear that he he accepted Anthony Joshua's terms to fight in England for his title, along with Joshua's WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles.

According to Pugmire, Wilder's and Joshua's respective teams were quibbling over the location of the fight, with Wilder's camp wanting it in the USA and Joshua's side preferring the UK.

If everything agreed in discussions is included and they are happy with the date and venue, then Wilder will sign for the money-spinning bout. Deontay wrote to Joshua and said: "Hey, I accept your offer, let's fight in the UK".

"We have agreed to the terms that Eddie has put out to us for a fight in the U.K. Deontay has accepted his terms to fight in the U.K.", Finkel told ESPN.com.

"Today I even agreed to their offer to fight Joshua next in the UK".

But talks had been continuing with Wilder's management team and the American has made a decision to accept their offer.

"Now we will see if they live up to it or if they try to go through with the fight with [mandatory challenger Alexander] Povetkin first".

But for now as Fury continues to get back in shape and makes a comeback, Joshua and Wilder are seen as the best of the heavyweights at this time.

'The $50M offer for Joshua to fight me next in the U.S.is still available to him if he wants it. "It's up to them to choose". Not as good as we feel it should be, but we want the fight and we're willing to take what they offered.

"It will take place in the United Kingdom either September or October according to Eddie Hearn".

Should Joshua, 28, fight the American next, the victor would become the first heavyweight to hold all four recognised world titles at once.

Wilder's team hope to have the contracts for the fight in the next 48 hours as the deal edges closer.

Earlier this month, Finkel met with Matchroom founder Barry Hearn in NY in an attempt to salvage the fight as WBA mandatory challenger Povetkin looked an increasingly likely prospect.