Tyson Fury-Deontary Wilder fight pushed back to October

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will not combat as anticipated July 24. The battle was formally rescheduled for Oct. 9 due to Fury screening favorable for COVID-19.

Fury tweeted out the statement Thursday, which validated his favorable test.

The battle will occur at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Anybody who acquired tickets to the July 24 battle will have those tickets honored for the Oct. 9 bout.

The battle post ponement was anticipated after reports emerged recommending there was a COVID-19 break out in Fury’s camp. Fury and 3 members of his group supposedly evaluated favorable for COVID. Fury supposedly has actually gotten one dosage of the COVID-19 vaccine, however not the 2nd. He was supposedly “sick, but not that sick,” following the favorable test. 

Deontay Wilder trying to find redemption versus Tyson Fury

Wilder is wishing for redemption after losing to Fury in 2020. Wilder blamed his heavy outfit for the loss, stating it made his legs tired. 

The Oct. 9 battle will be the 3rd in between Fury and Wilder. The 2 likewise battled to an attract 2018. 

If Fury can get a win Oct. 9, he would hold a 2-0-1 record over Wilder. If Wilder takes the battle Oct. 9, that might establish a 4th bout to break that tie. 

Boxers Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder face-off.

Fans will need to wait till October to see Tyson Fury handle Deontay Wilder once again. (Image by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Image by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP by means of Getty Images)

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.