TYSON FURY has claimed his rematch with Deontay Wilder WILL go forward this yr.
Fury continues to be ready to proper the improper of being denied reclaiming his WBC world heavyweight title after the controversial draw with Wilder in December.
The WBC ordered a rematch following the contentious resolution, which got here after Fury had climbed off the canvas within the final spherical to see out the struggle.
However since then talks between the 2 camps have failed to succeed in any settlement because the Gypsy King and Wilder negotiated profitable tv offers with rival channels.
Now the pair are making ready for separate fights with different opponents – however 30-year-old Fury stays satisfied his subsequent bout shall be in opposition to Wilder.
The information was revealed by Sky Sports activities boxing pundit Johnny Nelson, who spoke to the previous world champion earlier this week.
Nelson informed iFL TV: “I spoke to Tyson Fury on the cellphone final evening and he stated ‘I’ll inform you now, it’s not the fighters that don’t wish to struggle, its the enterprise males behind it,’
“He gave credit score the place credit score was due. He didn’t say ‘Deontay Wilder doesn’t wish to struggle me or Anthony Joshua doesn’t wish to struggle me, it’s the enterprise males behind it.’”
Nelson was then requested whether or not Fury had given any clue about whether or not the rematch would occur this yr.
Nelson added: “Sure he did, he believes it would occur subsequent. He believes it would occur after the Breazeale struggle.”
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But while Fury claims Wilder wants to fight him, it doesn’t sound as if the American is making it easy to sort out.
Nelson revealed: “The man who had been texting back and fourth before the fight, and was saying after “let’s get this on’ has not replied to one of his texts since the fight.
“Wilder has just blanked him, completely blanked him.
“Wilder needs to get this rematch with Fury on.”