The world champion under version WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KO’s) may sign a contract with ESPN.
This was stated by the head of the promotion company Top Rank Bob Arum with whom Tyson fury before the contract is signed.
“The Wilder recently said that at the moment he is not bound by contracts with some TV channels and is a free agent. I sent Deontay great offer, which will also be delivered and his Manager Shelly Finkel and adviser al Haumono,” said Arum in an interview with ESPN.
Wrote Znayu, promotional bidding on the rematch between former world champion Tyson fury (28-0, 18 KO’s) and WBC champion DevTeam Waldrom (40-0-1, 39 KO) has been postponed.
WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman is ready to intervene in this situation, writes ESPN.
“I recently contacted both parties and they made clear that they are in the stage of negotiations and was very close to an agreement.
I will personally check the matter and, if necessary, will intervene next week,” said Suleiman in an interview with ESPN.
Recall, Tyson fury in a rematch with Wilder will get the biggest fee of his career.
Earlier it was reported that the rematch fury – Wilder will be held on may 18 in new York.
The first fight fury – Wilder, which took place on December 1 in Los Angeles at the arena Staples Center, suddenly ended in a draw, and Wilder kept his belt.
Later it became known that before the fight Wilder had surgery on his hand.
Tyson fury and Deontay Wilder
Wilder said that the judge has been too long counting down Tyson fury, instead of having to stop the fight.
The 12-round bout ended in a draw. Judges ‘ scores: 115:111 (Wilder), 114:110 (fury) and 114:114 (tie).
As reported by the portal Znayu fury has already started preparing for the rematch with Wilder.