The trilogy fight between "The Gypsy King" Tyson Fury (30-0-1) and "The Bronze Bomber" Deontay Wilder (42-1-1) that was originally scheduled for July 24 now has a new date. The fight, postponed due to Fury contracting COVID-19, has now been rescheduled for Oct. 9 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The anticipated trilogy fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder that was originally scheduled for July 24 is apparently in jeopardy. According to Mike Coppinger of ESPN, the blockbuster fight is on thin ice after a COVID-19 outbreak has occurred in Fury's camp.
Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury have verbally agreed on a fight date of July 24 to hash out their trilogy. The two heavyweight giants agree to a date just days after the Bronze Bomber won a court decision affirming his right to a third fight with the Gypsy King.
Tuscaloosa, Alabama native and former heavyweight champion of the world Deontay Wilder has won a courtroom battle with rival fighter Tyson Fury. Wilder and Fury have a contract to fight for a third time and a judge has now upheld the contract. Wilder and Fury's first fight was a draw and Fury won the second fight in a seventh round TKO.
COVID-19 has delayed the scheduling of a trilogy fight between the two boxing giants but some promoters are aiming to have the fight booked in Sydney at the end of 2020.
Boxing Promoters Dean Lonergan and Bob Arum are aiming to lock in December 25th or 26th (Boxing Day) for the fight, at Bankwest Stadium in Sydney. Lonergan and Arum successfully arraigned Pacquiao vs Horn in Austrialia in 2017.
WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder is taking on lineal champ Tyson Fury in an epic rematch from Las Vegas tomorrow night. You can order the fight on pay-per-view, and you also have the option to catch the fight at a few local establishments.