LAS VEGAS (July 15, 2021) — The heavyweight trilogy showdown between WBC and lineal world champion Tyson “The Gypsy King” Fury and former world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder — scheduled for Saturday, July 24 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas – has been postponed due to Fury’s positive COVID-19 diagnosis.
The two goliaths will now meet Saturday, Oct. 9 at T-Mobile Arena, and live on ESPN+ PPV and FOX Sports PPV, resuming one of the great rivalries in the division’s storied history.
Tickets purchased for July 24 will be honored for the rescheduled date.
Fury vs. Wilder III tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at www.tmobilearena.com or www
“I wanted nothing more than to smash the ‘Big Dosser’ on July 24, but I guess the beating will have to wait,” Fury said. “Make no mistake, I will be back and better than ever. We will fight Oct. 9, and I will knock him spark out!”
“This is what we went to arbitration for,” said Shelly Finkel, Wilder’s manager. “He just wanted what was owed to him. He remains ready to reclaim his world title on Oct. 9.’’
FURY-WILDER FIGHT INFO
- Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021
- Time: Prelims – 7:00 pm ET / Main Card – 9:00 pm ET
- Channel/Platform: ESPN+ PPV | FOX Sports PPV
- Price: $79.99 (US)
- Fury vs. Wilder 3 main event (approximately): 11:30 pm, ET
FURY-WILDER FIGHT CARD
Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder
In a classic back-and-forth fight, Tyson Fury knocks out Deontay Wilder in Round 11.
Frank Sanchez vs. Efe Ajagba
Frank Sanchez wins the battle of unbeaten Heavyweight fighters as 97-92, 98-91 twice.
Adam Kownacki vs. Robert Helenius
Robert Helenius doubles up on Adam Kownacki, beating the Polish fighter down before the referee stopped the fight because Kownacki landed too many punches below the belt.
Jared Anderson vs. Vladimir Tereshkin
Jared Anderson stops Vladimir Tereshkin in two rounds.
Edgar Berlanga vs. Marcelo Esteban Coceres
Edgar Berlanga recovers from a knockdown to defeat Marcelo Coceres by unanimous decision.
Scores were 96-93–three times for Berlanga.
Viktor Vykhryst vs. Mike Marshall
Viktor Vykhryst defeats Mikey Marshall by third-round TKO.
Bruce Carrington vs. Cesar Cantu
Bruce Carrington wins his pro debut and defeats Cesar Cantu.
Robeisy Ramirez vs. Orlando Gonzalez Ruiz
Robeisy Ramirez wins a 10-round unanimous decision over Orlando Ruiz.
Julian Williams vs. Vladimir Hernandez
Julian Williams surprisingly loses a decision to Vladimir Hernandez.