The combat between Tyson fury Y Deontay Wilder has been postponed to October 9, after there was a coronavirus outbreak in the English camp.
“The champion of CMB Tyson fury Y Deontay Wilder will end their epic trilogy on October 9 at the T-Mobile Arena from Las Vegas“, public Top rank in a statement on their social networks. “The event was postponed after the positive of Tyson by coronavirus. The tickets that were acquired for the previous date of July 24 will be respected ”.
🚨 𝙅𝙐𝙎𝙏 𝘼𝙉𝙉𝙊𝙐𝙉𝘾𝙀𝘿 🚨
– Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) July 15, 2021
In accordance with Mike coppinger from ESPN, reprogramming was not only forced by sanitary conditions, but both ESPN What FOX, who organize the event together, will try to exploit to the maximum the profits that they will obtain from the closing of the trilogy.
The recovery time you would need Fury, added to a new camp, they would not be the main impediment to making the fight before October, but the chains would also prefer to take things calmly so as not to overload with the stellar fights that will arrive between August and September.
Several of Fury’s camp members who also tested positive for COVID traveled back to the UK earlier this week
– Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) July 15, 2021
Activity for the next few months
Manny pacquiao will return to face Errol Spence Jr. by the welter belts of the FIB Y CMB on August 21 and Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez will return possibly on September 11 or 18 to seek the historic unification in the super middleweight against Caleb Plant.
Some days ago, Eddie hearn He stated that he did not think the match would happen and threw a dart at the event organizers, as he said that the demand for tickets to see the closing of the trilogy was very poor.
“When you see the few tickets that have been sold for the event, it makes you think,” said the British promoter. “October is very rare to do it, but good. We do not know if it is because of the low sales, because they fear the failure of the pay per event or because things were not going well in the camp of Fury“.
The reality will be that both will return to the ring after almost a year and a half without having a fight, while a possible unification contest between the winner of the fight with Anthony Joshua if he gets to beat Oleksandr Usyk.