The third fight between Tyson fury Y Deontay Wilder, scheduled for July 24, will be postponed until September due to a coronavirus contagion in the English boxer’s camp.
“Sources: Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder 3 will be postponed after coronavirus infections occurred in the champion’s camp, “he wrote Mike coppinger from ESPN. “There is no official determination as to whether the fight will go as planned on July 24 in Las Vegas”.
The fight is a joint PPV with FOX, which has Manny Pacquiao-Errol Spence Jr., on PPV on Aug. 21, meaning if the fight is postponed, September is more likely
– Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) July 8, 2021
This will be the third contest between the two heavyweight fighters, after they tied in December 2018 and in February 2020 Fury knocked out Wilder in the seventh round.
Change until September
Because in August there is the payment per event of Manny pacquiao Y Errol spence, where the latter will put into play the welter belts of the CMB Y FIB, and possibly the AMB reinstall Pacquiao as champion, the contest between Wilder Y Fury it would be postponed until September.
For that month, Oscar de la hoya plans to return on a billboard of Triller on September 11, while Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez could unify the super middle division that same day or the 18th.
However, Lance Pugmire from The Athletic indicated that Top rank He replied that “we continue to monitor the health of Tyson and his team, and the status of the event has not changed date.”
Top Rank responds to COVID outbreak in @Tyson_Fury camp: “We continue to monitor the health status of Tyson and his team and the status of the event has not changed to date.”
– Lance Pugmire (@pugboxing) July 8, 2021
Tyson fury he was negotiating for months with Anthony Joshua to unify the division of the heavyweights, but because in May a judge ruled that he had to defend the scepter of CMB in view of Wilder, the plans changed.
For some months now, the Englishman has been preparing for the third fight against Deontay, who a while ago resumed training.
The plan is yes Fury defeat Wilder Y Joshua beat Oleksandr Usyk, finally the confrontation between both British fighters can be made.