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Tyson Fury CONFIRMS trilogy blockbuster with Deontay Wilder will be postponed until October 9

Tyson Fury CONFIRMS trilogy blockbuster with Deontay Wilder will be postponed until October 9 after his positive Covid test

Tyson Fury’s world heavyweight title defence against Deontay Wilder, originally scheduled for July 24, has officially been postponed.

A positive coronavirus test for Fury has forced the trilogy fight to be rearranged for October 9, it was confirmed by the Briton’s US-based promoters Top Rank on Thursday.

‘WBC and lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will now conclude their epic trilogy on October 9 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas after the July 24 was postponed due to Fury’s positive Covid-19 diagnosis,’ a statement from the Gypsy King’s Twitter account read.

‘Tickets purchased for July 24 will be honoured for the rescheduled date’.

More to follow. 

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