Nobody from the team Deontay Wilder received any document confirming that Tyson fury caught the coronavirus, according to Boxing Scene.
“The Fury Team never gave some document of a failed test of COVID at the beginning of July someone from the representatives of Wilder on the Nevada Athletic Commission”Published the website.
The fight was scheduled for July 24, after a judge in USA ruled in favor of Wilder to carry out the rematch against Fury.
But the British tested positive for coronavirus weeks before and the contest had to be postponed to this October 9.
However, the team of Tyson never gave any document proving this, although neither on the side of Wilder they requested it.
“The team of Wilder never asked the representatives of Fury give any proof of his failed proof of COVID and it was not asked Fury to deliver medical documentation to the Athletic Commission once the pay per event was postponed ”, he explained Boxing Scene.
Different people within the boxing world doubted that Tyson fury tested positive for coronavirus. One of them was Deontay Wilder.
“That I remember, the Commission did not receive any documents from the boxers scheduled for the undercard Fury-Wilder”, He explained Bob bennett, executive director of the Commission. “Furthermore, none of our doctors performed a test PCR to any of the fighters on the card Fury-Wilder”.
Memories of Fury-Wilder
This will be the third fight between the two heavyweight boxers, after they ended in a tie of 113-113, 115-111 in favor of Deontay and 114-112 for Tyson.
The second was held in February 2020 and although Wilder managed to bring down Fury, the Briton recovered and knocked out the American in the seventh round.
The two have not fought since that date and will face off on the night of October 9 at the T-Mobile Arena from The Vegas, Nevada.
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