The third struggle between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder was presupposed to occur subsequent Saturday however was rescheduled since Furry examined optimistic for COVID-19.
The 2 heavyweights will now meet Saturday, Oct. 9 at T-Cellular Enviornment, and stay on ESPN+ PPV and FOX Sports activities PPV, resuming one of many nice rivalries within the division’s storied historical past.
“I needed nothing greater than to smash the ‘Massive Dosser’ on July 24, however I assume the beating should wait,” Fury mentioned. “Make no mistake, I will probably be again and higher than ever. We are going to struggle Oct. 9, and I’ll knock him spark out!”
“That is what we went to arbitration for,” mentioned Shelly Finkel, Wilder’s supervisor. “He simply needed what was owed to him. He stays able to reclaim his world title on Oct. 9.’’
The primary struggle between Fury and Wilder was in December 2018, a disputed draw. Regardless of Fury struggling two knockdowns — together with one within the remaining spherical — most observers believed he deserved the nod.
Within the second struggle, Furry dominated Wilder handing him his first profession loss. Now with the third struggle set for October Ninth, each heavyweights will look to place the opposite within the rearview mirror.