Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury have confirmed their rematch in Las Vegas on February 22. The bout between both men ended in a draw just over a year ago.
Fury is hoping to rematch WBC champion Wilder in February, having survived a nasty cut to stay unbeaten against Otto Wallin earlier this month. Wilder and Fury drew a fight last December.
Tyson Fury's father, John Fury, has urged dethroned WBC champion, Deontay Wilder, not to seek a rematch with his son.
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"I agree with WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman and what he has said regarding Tyson Fury," Arum World Boxing News. "Fury will fight Wilder in July. He could then possibly fight the Anthony Joshua vs. Kubrat Pulev winner in November.
World heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury's father, John Fury has insisted that his son will knock out fellow British fighter, Anthony Joshua in the first round when both boxers contest next year. John said this during an interview with BT Sport.
Joshua currently holds the IBF, WBA and WBO belts, but Fury believes his fellow British is below Wilder's level. "Deontay Wilder is the second-best heavyweight in the world," Fury told Queensbury Promotions YouTube channel.
UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) will investigate Tyson Fury and his cousin Hughie Fury, after Martin Carefoot claimed that a member of the boxer's team offered him £25,000 to lie about how they each failed a drugs test in 2015.
"But I think Fury can win. For Wilder to win he has to knock Fury completely out, and he couldn't do that the first time. "For Fury to win, he can hurt Wilder or out-box him. Fury has more to his arsenal so that's why I'm leaning to him.
"I think Tyson Fury is absolutely the best heavyweight ahead of Joshua out there right now," Pavlik was quoted by Metro UK as saying. "We want to see Fury fighting Joshua now.
Fury has now moved ahead of Anthony Joshua and both Deontay Wilder in the heavyweight division after being ranked by The Athletic. Coming behind Fury is the immediate WBC champion Wilder who lost his first career fight as a professional boxer to Fury.
World heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, has said that he suffered racism in 2020. According to the British boxer, he and his wife, Paris Fury, were turned away from a restaurant in the United Kingdom due to his Traveller heritage.
Recall that Fury and Joshua are both on course for a heavyweight unification fight next year. Fury knocked out American boxer, Deontay Wilder, in his last fight in Las Vegas last February.