Deontay Wilder And Tyson Fury Rematch 'A Done Deal'
Just days after Tyson Fury challenged "big dosser" Deontay Wilder to a bare knuckle fight in Times Square, it's now reported that the eagerly anticipated rematch is a "done deal".
After dismantling Dominic Breazeale inside one round in his latest WBC mandatory defence, Wilder has confirmed he will fight Cuban Luis Ortiz for a second time but also announced that contracts have been signed for another bout with Fury after their draw in Los Angeles.
It was thought that the pair's lucrative TV deals with rival companies would complicate proceedings for the rematch but Boxing insider Mike Coppinger also followed up on the news - revealing the fight, co-promoted by both PBC and Top Rank Boxing, is slated to take place at the start of 2020.
The first encounter between Wilder and Fury was a pulsating and controversial affair.
Fury was knocked down twice, including a miraculous recovery in the 12th round when Wilder clocked him with a devastating shot, but 'the Gypsy King' has has always maintained he won the fight and says the judges denied him the greatest comeback in boxing history.
The scoring of the bout left a sour taste in the mouth but now it's looking as though we will get to see the pair slug it out once again.
Fury's next fight will see him take on Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas on June 15, kicking off his mega deal with ESPN over in the United States.
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