WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KO’s) will hold the next fight on may 18.
This was announced by his Manager Shelly Finkel.
“With the DevTeam’s all right. It is, of course, upset, but everything will be okay. We were hoping that February 26 will be the day. If fury still wants to fight, we are ready to make another offer. If not, then I see no reason to continue negotiations. Now we are back in the ring 18 may”, – quotes the words of Manager Boxing Scene.
We will remind, it was planned that on may 18 Wilder will fight in a rematch against former world champion Tyson fury (28-0, 18 KO’s), but it was postponed.
As reported the press service of the WBC, fury decided to hold another fight before the rematch with Wilder.
“Fight fury – Wilder officially will be the next boxer. Champion Wilder has expressed his desire to rematch, but fury wanted to spend another fight and hopes the rematch will take place later”, – stated in the message.
BREAKING NEWS: @BronzeBomber vs @Tyson_Fury is officially not happening next. The @WBCBoxing has received communications as our process and while its Wilder confirmed its willingness to fight the rematch, Fury will take on another fight with expectations to do a rematch at a later date pic.twitter.com/vCkXwsQqCd
— World Boxing Council (@WBCBoxing) February 26, 2019
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.
As reported by the portal Znayu fury has already started preparing for the rematch with Wilder.