Feb 22, 2020; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury stare at each other throughout their WBC heavyweight title bout at MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment. Fury gained by way of seventh spherical TKO. Necessary Credit score: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports activities
Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder III will happen on July 24 in Las Vegas, promoter Bob Arum stated Thursday.
Each fighters have verbally agreed on the combat, and Arum stated he expects contracts to be signed this week. The purse will favor Fury 60-40, ESPN reported.
The combat comes about after an arbitrator dominated that Fury should combat Wilder in a trilogy bout no later than Sept. 15. An alternate date is Aug. 14.
Fury had simply introduced a four-belt unification bout vs. Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia when the arbitrator made his ruling.
The 2 sides went to arbitration to settle a disagreement over a rematch clause of their contract after Fury and Wilder fought in 2018 and 2020. The arbitrator dominated that Wilder was owed a 3rd combat with Fury.
Wilder was as soon as an ideal 40-0 earlier than preventing to a draw with Fury in December 2018 after which coming away with the primary lack of his profession of their February 2020 rematch.
Arum is planning a Fury-Joshua bout in November or December, offered Fury beats Wilder and Joshua defeats Oleksandr Usyk.
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