Tyson Fury: ‘Looks like I have to crack (Deontay Wilder’s) skull again’


Tyson Fury appears to have indicated on social media {that a} third battle with Deontay Wilder is inevitable.

An arbitrator dominated Monday {that a} rematch clause within the contract for the Fury-Wilder battle final yr is binding and that Fury should face his rival earlier than Sept. 15. Fury had been near finalizing a deal to face Anthony Joshua for the undisputed heavyweight championship on Aug. 14 in Saudi Arabia.

Fury mentioned that Wilder rejected $20 million to step apart.

“What a joke Deontay Wilder has turn out to be, requested for $20 million to maneuver over. Joker. Seems to be like I’ve to crack his cranium once more,” Fury mentioned.

The arbitrator, decide Daniel Weinstein, mentioned Fury and Wilder might conform to postpone their battle however that may require a payout to Wilder.

Bob Arum, Fury’s co-promoter, mentioned his aspect has little interest in paying Wilder to step apart. And Wilder’s new coach, Malik Scott, disputed Fury’s declare by saying his fighter needs to battle Fury once more, not money to go away.

“Wilder declined and had little interest in step-aside cash. Y’all coping with a complete completely different sort mom—– over right here. He need the blood, not that step-aside cash. Retribution is upon us,” Scott mentioned.

Arum mentioned he has reserved Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on July 24, which presumably can be the positioning and date of Fury-Wilder III.

Fury and Wilder fought to a attract December 2018. The British fighter knocked out his American counterpart in seven rounds of their second battle, which occurred in February of final yr.

In the meantime, Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, mentioned he stays hopeful that the Fury-Joshua battle will happen however, in case it doesn’t, he has begun talks with the promoter of Oleksandr Usyk for a battle this summer time.

Usyk is the obligatory challenger for Joshua’s WBO title. Joshua additionally owns the IBF and WBA belts. Fury is the WBC champion.


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