Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder appear set to entire their trilogy of fights soon after the latter reportedly activated a rematch clause in their agreement.
Fury’s promoter in the United States, Bob Arum, claims the heavyweight rivals will meet once more in July.
Arum informed Ringside Reporter: “Wilder and his representatives formally notified us last night that they have approved the rematch and are likely ahead.
“It can be likely to come about in the summer, in advance of the Olympics. Center of July.”
US fighter Wilder experienced a thirty day period to activate the rematch clause adhering to his seventh-round defeat to Wythenshawe-born Fury final thirty day period, which he has because blamed on his entrance costume currently being as well large.
The defeat – which arrived right after his coach threw in the towel and adopted a attract in their 1st battle – noticed Fury consider home the WBC heavyweight title.
In a video clip posted on his social media accounts on Saturday, Wilder promised: “I am a king that will by no means give up and will fight to the demise. I am a warrior, I am powerful and I will be again.”
A third battle means a unification contest concerning Fury and Anthony Joshua, who retains the other a few heavyweight belts, will have to wait.
Joshua will alternatively struggle Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev this summer.
Arum, who also will work with the Bulgarian, additional: “If Joshua beats Pulev and Fury beats Wilder, then why not do a Joshua-Fury combat at the finish of the year.”