Heavyweight title holder Deontay Wilder introduced on Friday that he would combat with a much-anticipated rematch with linear champion Tyson Fury. fall.
Wilder-Fury II would happen within the early a part of 2020.
"Effectively, as I all the time say, I’m the most important champion of the sector and as I discussed earlier than I’ve to cope with all my controversial battles as quickly as attainable, Luis Ortiz is the primary after which Tyson Fury, "writes Wilder on social media.
On Tuesday, Wilder introduced the resumption of the match between Ortiz, which was not shocking, Probably the most contested combat in boxing is the undisputed conflict between Wilder and Anthony Joshua, who will defend his belts in opposition to Andy Ruiz Jr. Saturday evening at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York.
We anticipate quite a bit after the revenge. of the dramatic 10th spherical of Wilder D knockout of Ortiz in a candidate for the combat of the 12 months 2018 earlier than shifting to the Polish opponent Adam Kownacki, primarily based in New York. However Wilder was shocked when he introduced revenge with Fury.
Effectively, as I all the time say, I’m the best champion of the sector and, as I’ve already talked about, I’ve to handle all my controversial fights
ASAP 1945 ️
Luis Ortiz @kingkongboxing is first after which Tyson Fury @Tyson_Fury Subsequent. pic.twitter.com/dcu2byb6y2
– Deontay Wilder (@BronzeBomber) on Might 31, 2019
Fury is predicted to defeat Tom Schwarz in his ESPN + bout on June 15 on the MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment in Las Vegas.
Wilder and Fury clashed for an epic attract December at Staples Middle in Los Angeles, Los Angeles. A combat by which Fury was forward of Wilder for lengthy intervals, however suffered two setbacks, together with a heavy 12th spherical by which he managed to outlive.
They had been then near a revenge, however Fury was stunned. , signed with High Rank to current its occasions to ESPN.
Though particulars of preparations for Wilder-Fury II usually are not clearly outlined, the combat will likely be on demand and ESPN will likely be concerned, an knowledgeable supply of the scenario informed ESPN. Wilder is combating for the primary boxing champions of Al Haymon, who’re lined up on Showtime and Fox, so the return match could possibly be a three way partnership between ESPN and certainly one of these networks.
"In any case [am I] seeking [past] Ortiz," wrote Wilder. "He's a harmful fighter, however I'm him."
Shelly Finkel, co-manager of Wilder, additionally confirmed the rematch by informing Steve Kim of ESPN: "I assumed this was going to occur."
"We can’t go away the eyes of Ortiz, and within the first quarter of 2020, Deontay will combat Fury in a rematch," Finkel stated.