Fury-Wilder fight jeopardized by Covid in Fury camp: report

A Covid-19 break out in Tyson Fury’s camp is threatening the World Boxing Council heavyweight champ’s trilogy battle versus Deontay Wilder on July 24, ESPN reported Thursday.

The United States sports broadcaster, which has joint pay-per-view rights to the bout with Fox, stated no main decision had actually yet been made however mentioned unnamed sources in stating the battle would “inevitably” be held off.

Fury has actually guaranteed to provide a speedy success over America’s Wilder in the battle at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

He handed Wilder a harsh whipping in 7 one-sided rounds in their 2nd battle in February 2020.

Their very first battle, in December 2018, ended in a questionable split-decision attract which Fury was torn down two times.

Fury had actually been getting ready for a money-spinning marriage bout versus fellow Briton Anthony Joshua, the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champ, up until a judgment by a judge in Might that he was contractually required to deal with Wilder for a 3rd time.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.