IT was one of many best heavyweight contests of the trendy period.
Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder placed on a terrific present in Los Angeles when the pair went toe-to-toe in an epic draw final December – and now their rematch appears to be like to be on after affirmation from promoter Frank Warren.
When is Fury vs Wilder II?
A DATE is but to be confirmed for the rematch between two of the heavyweight division’s huge weapons.
Fury fights Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas on June 15, while the Bronze Bomber defends his WBC title towards Luis Ortiz in September.
As such, it appears to be like just like the long-awaited rematch will likely be in early 2020 on the earliest.
Wilder posted on his Twitter: “Nicely, as I all the time say I’m the realest Champion within the enterprise and as I’ve talked about earlier than I need to deal with all my controversial fights ASAP. Luis Ortiz is first then Tyson Fury subsequent.
“All Contracts have been signed already it’s formally on.”
And the information was confirmed on June 1 by Frank Warren, who revealed: “That is actually thrilling information for boxing followers. There will likely be extra particulars to comply with.
“However proper now Tyson has a combat on June 15 and that’s what we’re concentrating on.”
Keep tuned to SunSport and our devoted boxing web page for any breaking developments.
The place will they combat?
FURY and Wilder met on the well-known Staples Middle in LA again in December 2018.
The place their subsequent combat will likely be held is but to be confirmed, but it surely appears to be like set to as soon as once more be on American soil.
Wilder will likely be placing his WBC belt on the road and hasn’t fought exterior the US since 2014.
The MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the place Fury takes on Schwarz, and the Barclays Middle in Brooklyn are the favourites to host the mouthwatering conflict.
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Will it’s on field workplace TV?
LAST 12 months’s combat was promoted by Frank Warren – and so will the rematch.
The December assembly was broadcast on BT Sport Field Workplace within the UK and the identical appears to be like set to be the case for one more bout.
It price £19.95 to purchase the primary combat – keep tune to SunSport for particulars as they emerge.