Tyson Fury has postponed his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko for a second time.
The British world heavyweight champion was set to fight the Ukrainian in Manchester on October 29 but the fight has been delayed after Fury was declared “medically unfit”.
It means we will have to wait even longer to see the heavyweights go head-to-head after the original rematch, scheduled for July 9, was postponed after Fury injured his ankle.
The British boxer is defending the WBA and WBO heavyweight belts he took off Klitschko last November.
Yet there are plenty on social media who are beginning to doubt whether the rematch will ever happen.
A statement from Hennessy Sports, Fury’s promoters, confirmed the postponement.
“It is with the deepest regret that we have to announce that the World Heavyweight Championship rematch between Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko, scheduled to take place on the 29th October 2016 at the Manchester Arena, will not be going ahead.
“Tyson has, this week, been declared medically unfit to fight. Medical specialists have advised that the condition is too severe to allow him to participate in the rematch and that he will require treatment before going back into the ring. Tyson will now immediately undergo the treatment he needs to make a full recovery.
“We and Tyson wish to express our sincerest apologies to all those concerned with the event and all the boxing fans who had been looking forward to the rematch. Tyson is understandably devastated by the development.”
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