Fury vs. Wilder 3 could possibly be knocked out earlier than it even hits the ring.
As is at all times the case with most main boxing fights, there’ll at all times be some hurdles to leap. Working example: the heavyweight bout between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder, which could possibly be postponed after a COVID-19 breakout in Fury’s camp, ESPN’s Mike Coppinger studies.
The combat, initially scheduled to happen in Las Vegas on July 24, would most certainly be pushed again to September, Coppinger studies.
The combat is a joint PPV with FOX, which has Manny Pacquiao-Errol Spence Jr., on PPV on Aug. 21, that means if the combat is postponed, September is extra seemingly
— Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) July 8, 2021
The combat between Fury and Wilder was made after governing our bodies dominated that Fury should face Wilder earlier than shifting onto the long-awaited potential unification bout between Fury and fellow Englishman Anthony Joshua.
Wilder, who misplaced his WBC heavyweight title to Fury in 2020, is at present strapless and looking for his first win over Fury after preventing to a attract 2018 and consuming a TKO loss in 2020.
The combat being pushed again probably to September may have critical ramifications on the remainder of the heavyweight division, together with Fury’s — or Wilder’s — potential showdown with Joshua.
High Rank’s Bob Arum mentioned that no step-aside cash could be paid to Wilder, as a substitute opting to have a trilogy combat between his fighter and Wilder in July. Arum says he was eyeing a late 2021 date for a heavyweight unification combat between Fury and Joshua.
Now, it seems to be like that schedule is all thrown off … once more.