ANTHONY JOSHUA may be heading down a "collision course" with Deontay Wilder for a final eliminator to face Tyson Fury.
The WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman is committed to establishing an undisputed heavyweight champion.
Joshua, 34 and Wilder, 38, are set to compete in separate bouts on December 23rd against Otto Wallin and Joseph Parker respectively.
If both the Brit and the American are successful they will be on course to box each other next year.
Sulaiman has confirmed the pair would battle it out to fight the winner of the Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk fight to compete for his WBC title alongside IBF, WBA and WBO belts.
Fury and Usyk are set to go head-to-head on February 17th and the WBC president has revealed an expected rematch will take place.
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Sulaiman told Sky Sports: "In itself it is a natural WBC elimination tournament.
"You have Wilder, No 1, Joshua, you have Parker, you have Otto Wallin, all those are highly ranked in the WBC.
"After December 23 we're going to see a different picture in the rankings.
"It looks like Wilder and Joshua are on a collision course.
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"That could very well be a final elimination to determine a mandatory contender for the WBC title."
The fight on December 23rd could produce a contender to battle it out for the WBC heavyweight title that Fury currently holds.
But at the moment Wilder and AJ will not fight each other as the pair are in a continuous spat.
However, if Sulaimen's plans go ahead for the battle of the heavyweight title fans would witness boxing's most high-profile final eliminators in history.
Sulaimen continued: "Unbelievable. That would be a dream come true for the fans."
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