Dethroned world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has exercised his rematch clause and will fight Tyson Fury a third time, according to media reports on Saturday.
The February 22 rematch between World Boxing Council heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, promoters announced on Friday.
Deontay Wilder floored Cuba’s Luis Ortiz in the seventh round to retain his World Boxing Council world title and preserve his unbeaten record in boxing’s resurgent heavyweight division.
Undefeated Deontay Wilder brutally knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their grudge match Saturday night to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title.
The highly-anticipated rematch between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and former champion Tyson Fury will be delayed until after the Briton’s bout against a yet to be named opponent, the WBC said on Tuesday.
Wilder says he is eager for a rematch with Tyson Fury after the two boxers fought to a thrilling but controversial split decision draw.
Wilder retains his WBC heavyweight title after a thrilling split decision draw with Fury.
WBC heavyweight champion Wilder labelled Britain’s Anthony Joshua a “coward” for failing to secure a bout between the two.
WBC heavyweight champion Wilder labels Britain’s Anthony Joshua a “coward” for failing to secure a bout between the two.
Wilder’s representatives will not resume negotiations better terms are offered.
Anthony Joshua calls for a heavyweight unification fight with Deontay Wilder, saying it was “not time to sit back and enjoy”.
The trash-talking Wilder is set to be among a crowd of 78,000 at Principality Stadium.
American Deontay Wilder recovers from a seventh-round scare to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight title.
Deontay Wilder accuses Anthony Joshua’s management of “ducking” him and is prepared to come to the United Kingdom.