To the promoter Bob arum he was taken by surprise when a judge ruled that Tyson fury must face Deontay Wilder for the third time, which left the battle signed with Anthony Joshua.
Even with this, Arum It already moves dates so that the two fights can be fulfilled and there are no problems with the justice or sponsors.
“It is better to get rid of it (Wilder) and get on with our business. We can do that Fury-Joshua takes place during November or December ”, explained the promoter in an interview with ESPN.
The manager is not ready to prolong the negotiations so he has already booked the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 24 for the third confrontation between Fury Y Wilder.
Judge Daniel weinstein, who supervised the arbitration imposed by the American fighter, ruled that the fight that had been agreed between Fury Y Wilder it should happen this year. Such day must be specified before September 15.
It was said that Arum I intended to pay Wilder to stand aside so that combat can take place between Fury vs Joshua, but assured that this information is not true.
“We are not paying Wilder so that it is put aside ”, argued the promoter.
What happened to Fury and Wilder?
After suffering a stoppage loss in the seventh round at the hands of Tyson fury in February 2020, Wilder attempted to enact his mandatory rematch.
However, due to his left bicep surgery, as well as the uncertainty of COVID-19, his fight was postponed several times.
So much Fury What Arum They did not want to waste any more time and took another direction, looking for a new battle.
And it was already agreed and signed where Fury Y Joshua They would face each other to unify the heavyweight championship, in fact two fights were agreed, but it seems that these will have to wait.