Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder II set for 22 February in Las Vegas

Deontay Wilder (accurate) has overwhelmed Dominic Breazeale and Luis Ortiz since his blueprint with Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury’s rematch with WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will attach living in Las Vegas on 22 February, each warring parties dangle confirmed.

Briton Fury, 31, drew with undefeated American Wilder, 34, in December 2018.

Wilder, whose WBC belt shall be on the line after they meet on the MGM Wide, tweeted “there shall be no extra unanswered questions” and “I will attain what I started”.

Fury told fans on Instagram to “study about me knock out Deontay Wilder”.

Wilder stated as technique abet as June that an agreement had been signed for a rematch, however that it would attach living after his fight with Cuba’s Luis Ortiz, who he went on to defeat on the MGM Wide in November.

Fury survived two knockdowns by the American to originate a blueprint after they splendid met, in Los Angeles.

Wilder remains unbeaten in his reputable boxing profession

The Briton defeated Germany’s Tom Schwarz in June, however suffered a cleave note in beating Sweden’s Otto Wallin in September,which resulted in concernsa rematch with Wilder would be delayed.

Fury has stated he would “love”to take in a guideline to spar sooner than the fight with fellow Briton Anthony Joshua, who holds the various three world heavyweight belts – the IBF, WBO and WBA titles.

Joshua made the offer due to he felt Fury would be extra likely than Wilder to agree to fulfill him for a unification bout if he won the WBC belt.

No fighter has ever held all four predominant world titles in the heavyweight division.


By Luke Reddy, BBC Sport

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Sparkling things come to of us who wait.

The fight everyone belief would happen within months of their first dramatic mud up shall be over a three hundred and sixty five days in the making, however if it’s one thing else like splendid time… boy, will or no longer it’s price looking ahead to.

So many questions will comprise the strategy-up. Wilder hasn’t competed so fleet after his splendid bound back and forth since 2013. Will he be in supreme shape given he came via Luis Ortiz as only in the near past as November? In an generation where the elite names fight twice a three hundred and sixty five days, he deserves credit for taking this task within three months of knocking out the Cuban.

Fury, meanwhile, has a fresh trainer – who is aware of what that might per chance help up? The Briton will absolutely also blueprint self belief from the very fact he done so smartly against Wilder accurate six months into his comeback. What can he manufacture after they fabricate it all yet as soon as more?

A Fury gain would also put British warring parties responsible of the heavyweight division given Anthony Joshua holds the various three belts of significance.

There is mighty to fight for and the hype shall be significant. Happily, we now know there’ll not be any longer always too for loads longer to wait.

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