The heavyweight trilogy showdown between WBC and lineal world champion Tyson “The Gypsy King” Fury and former world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder — scheduled for Saturday, July 24 at T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas – has been postponed because of Fury’s optimistic COVID-19 analysis.
The 2 goliaths will now meet Saturday, Oct. 9 at T-Cell Enviornment, and stay on ESPN+ PPV and FOX Sports activities PPV, resuming one of many nice rivalries within the division’s storied historical past.
Tickets bought for July 24 can be honoured for the rescheduled date.
Fury vs. Wilder III tickets are on sale now and could be bought at www.tmobilearena.com or www.axs.com. The occasion is promoted by Prime Rank, BombZquad Promotions, TGB Promotions and Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions. A Premier Boxing Champions presentation.
“I needed nothing greater than to smash the ‘Huge Dosser’ on July 24, however I assume the beating should wait,” Fury mentioned. “Make no mistake, I can be again and higher than ever. We are going to combat Oct. 9, and I’ll knock him spark out!”
Corridor-Of-Fame Promoter Frank Warren added: “I am glad that we might all agree a brand new date shortly for Tyson to defend his title.
“Tyson is a preventing man and I understand how pissed off he’s that he cannot compete this month. It is such a disgrace to lose a combat of this magnitude to COVID.
“That mentioned, the additional time he will get to organize is simply going to make sure he is greater and higher than ever earlier than – I’ve by no means been extra sure that Tyson goes to ship a spectacular efficiency and stay the primary Heavyweight on the planet!