Wilder will face Fury for another rematch in July
THE ANGELS: Tyson fury and dethroned world champion Deontay Wilder He will organize the next stage of his fight trilogy in July at the Las Vegas location where his rematch took place.
Wilder officially exercised his right to another fight against Fury and the plan is to have him on July 18 at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, US media reported Sunday night.
We received a letter from Wilder's team on Friday night, and we agreed with the networks and the hotel that July 18 was the optimal date, the promoter said. Bob arum He told the Los Angeles Times newspaper.
We had a perfect promotion last time with Al Haymon, PBC (Premier Boxing Champions) and Fox. We look forward to working with them again.
The news comes just over a week after the British Fury stopped Wilder in the seventh round of his rematch for the heavyweight title in Las Vegas.
Despite the clamor for a unification fight between Fury and his British partner Anthony Joshua Wilder was expected to exercise his contractual right for a rematch.
Wilder also said this week that he would remain as coach Mark breland in his corner, despite previous indications that he was ready to separate from Breland, who threw in the towel in the seventh round of the loss to Fury.
Breland, a former Olympic and world champion, stopped the revenge at the MGM Grand Garden Arena after Wilder had been knocked down twice by Fury.
Fury seized the World Boxing Council Wilder's heavyweight title, 14 months after the two fought for a dramatic split decision tie at their first meeting in Los Angeles.