Tyson Fury says Deontay Wilder rematch ‘likely’ in March or April


Deontay Wilder retained his WBC belt after a spell binding plot with Tyson Fury in Los Angeles in December

Britain’s Tyson Fury says an international heavyweight title rematch with Deontay Wilder is “at possibility of happen in March or April”.

Wilderknocked outfellow American Dominic Breazeale within the first round on Saturday to withhold his WBC title.

Wilder’s agent, Shelly Finkel, has stated that Wilder, 33, would“doubtlessly”fight Fury or Anthony Joshua next year.

“Wilder can not breeze forever. This rematch has obtained to happen,” Fury, 30, instructed ESPN.

Fury, Wilder and Joshua are signed to varied US broadcasters.

“We had been very shut to a rematch,” stated Fury. “We had contracts, they’d contracts, we had been looking out out for to agree terms.

“Instant I had an enormous deal from ESPN and so that they made me an supply I may maybe well maybe not refuse. That will’ve been in Would possibly maybe presumably honest I imagine.

“And Deontay Wilder interestingly signed a 3-fight deal [with Showtime] earlier than I signed the ESPN deal.”

Wilder retained his WBC belt with a thrilling plot against Fury in Los Angeles in December.

The replacement recognised world heavyweight belts – WBA, IBF and WBO – are held by Briton Joshua, who’s signed to the DAZN streaming service.

Joshua will fight American Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden in Unique York on 1 June, while Fury faces German Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas on 15 June.

“If the warring parties are willing to fight then why must nonetheless the networks earn within the ability?” Fury stated.

“Warring parties exhaust that as an excuse. Anthony Joshua, he makes exhaust of that plenty as an excuse. I imagine if the warring parties essentially wish to fight one but any other they’ll.”

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