Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 3 Rescheduled to October 9

Published 07/16/2021, 2:02 AM EDT
Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury during the WBC Heavyweight Championship bout at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday December 1, 2018. See PA story BOXING Los Angeles. Photo credit should read: Lionel Hahn/PA Wire (Photo by Lionel Hahn/PA Images via Getty Images)


The heavyweight rivals, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder are back in contention to face each other on October 9. Earlier, the duo was set to contend with each other on July 24th. However, as the British boxer and a few members of his team tested positive for Covid-19, this contest got pushed ahead. The news of a new date has arrived at the right time to lure the fans who were disheartened after this fight’s postponement.

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Also, this bout is vital to settle the colossal rift between Wilder and Fury, who’ve engaged in dual wars until now. Moreover, as this fight is a make-or-break contest for ‘The Bronze Bomber’, the world is supremely ecstatic to see how he fares in this bout.

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Recently, Frank Warren shared the news pertaining to this fight’s rescheduling.

Prior to facing Wilder in this trilogy, ‘The Gypsy King’ was all set to battle out his compatriot, Anthony Joshua, for all the heavyweight titles on the line. But due to some external factors, this bout met the scrapheap.

The first time Fury and Wilder met each other inside the ring was in 2018. Both of them traded enormous blows and eventually, this fight ended with a draw. The hard-hitting pair met again in 2020, and this time, it was all about Tyson Fury annihilating the Alabama native with his sheer brilliance.

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3 – Will the fans get to see another thrilling war?

Fury, who tested positive for the coronavirus, has tested negative now. He will fly off to his country before returning to Las Vegas for his training camp.

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With that, the WBC champ will look forward to ironing out all the possibilities and being ready with his game plan once he’s back. On the other hand, Wilder, too, will get a substantial amount of time to add on more to his prowess, thus staying ready to stun his rival.

That said, this fight has amassed wide attention for obvious reasons. And without a doubt, the fans are in for a real treat to watch this spine-chilling war. Who will you be rooting for in this contest?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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