(Reuters) – World Boxing Council (WBC) champion Tyson Fury has signed a freelance to battle American Deonte Wilder for the 3rd time in Las Vegas on July 24, top-ranked Boxing stated on Sunday.
Fury, 32, used to be set to stand fellow Briton Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia on 14 August in a World Heavyweight Unification name battle, however an American mediator ordered Fury to battle Wilder once more sooner than 15 September gave.
Fury first battled Wilder, now 35 years previous in 2018, and took the WBC name from him in a rematch with a seventh-round halt in February 2020.
Fury stated in a video https: / “Shall we do this and get him out of his misery? Burst another part of his skull? He gets another shoulder injury, another biceps injury, a leg injury .. . /twitter.com/trboxing/status/1396278040003448837 Posted by Top Rank Boxing.
“Wilder, the contract is signed, you might be breaking apart … You’re getting knocked out, on the finish of a around, you might be leaving. I’ve were given your soul, your mojo, the entirety, I’m your boss. Am. “
The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has ordered Joshua to defend his heavyweight title against compulsory challenger Alexander Usyak.
(Reporting by Rohit Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Prutha Sarkar)