No matter who Wilder squares off against the city of Tuscaloosa will be interested in supporting The Bronze Bomber. The city unveiled a statue to honor the homegrown former heavyweight champion on the River Walk in May.
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.