Lennox Lewis believes Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder will regret not fighting each other for the rest of their lives if they fail to agree terms for a massive unification showdown.
Editor's Picks Joshua: Forget Povetkin, I want 'big gun' Wilder Anthony Joshua admits he is looking past upcoming opponent Alexander Povetkin with eyes on a huge mega-fight against Deontay Wilder, stating he'd be "very annoyed" if a deal couldn't be agreed.
"I had that with Mike Tyson and I had to tell my manager Frank Maloney to go out and make the fight happen -- I never wanted to be part of a great debate: I wanted people to know who the King was."
However the former champion, who will sit down to discuss his illustrious career for the first time at an intimate, moderated event in September, did welcome the recent speculation that Tyson Fury is prepared to fight Wilder, perhaps as soon as November.
"Bowe never wanted the fight, his manager never wanted the fight and they made so many ridiculous demands.