As per the latest trends, Fury vs Wilder 3 will be the most-watched boxing event in 2020. Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury are scheduled to go head to head for the 3rd time. Tyson Fury achieved a spectacular TKO triumph in Las Vegas as he imposed the 1st defeat in the career of Wilder on the 22nd of February at the MGM Grand Arena.
As Anthony Joshua will have a fight against Kubrat Pulev in June, Wilder was quick to challenge Tyson Fury. There was a clause for a which was mentioned in the contract of the fight. As such, both the fighters will again go head-to-head for the WBC title, and then there will be a war against Anthony Joshua surely later in the year.
According to the clauses mentioned in the contract, Tyson Fury will pocket a 60/40 split of the money after the rematch.
But the fans in the United Kingdom might not be happy as the match is going to be one more early start in the morning, as per the statement of Bob Arum who is promoting Wilder the fight will surely take place in the United States of America.
When and Where is Fury vs Wilder 3?
Wilder had one month to work out his acceptance to the challenge to the rematch after he was defeated in Las Vegas. Tyson Fury did that, with a provisional date for the boxing match now being signed. Originally it looked like on Saturday the 18th of July both the fighters will face each other for the 3rd time. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fight was shifted to a new date on October 3, which was agreed by both the parties.
Fury vs Wilder 3: Impact of the coronavirus.
Since there has been no official announcement about the fight the promoters are keen on waiting how the impact of the COVID-19 will be in the near future and only then they will confirm a date.
Las Vegas along with many other cities in the United States of America is under lockdown, which means no big sports event will be held during this time.
Even if it will be held in any other part of the world, it cannot be done due to the travel restrictions that have been imposed. The organizers are also considering conducting the boxing matches in the indoor premises but that will not appropriate for a fight of this scale.