Tyson Fury has revealed that he believes the much-awaited rematch with Deontay Wilder could very much be back on the cards despite failing to agree a deal earlier this year.
Following Fury’s promotional deal with ESPN and Top Rank, the negotiations with Wilder came to a screeching halt, despite previous claims that the two sides had managed to agree on the terms.
After the breakdown, both sides decided to go their separate ways and get another fight arranged.
For Wilder, that meant he had to go and a fight Dominic Breazeale who had been his next WBC challenger for some time and the two will square off in May.
While Wilder defends his belt, Fury will head to Las Vegas to face the unknown German heavyweight Tom Schwarz.
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Originally, the fight with between Breazeale and Wilder was less anticipated but following comments by Fury to Johnny Nelson, it looks like a victory by Wilder would position ‘The Gypsy King’ back in the ring with the American.
“I spoke to Tyson Fury last night and he told me it’s not the fighters that don’t want the fight, it’s the businessmen behind it.
“He gave credit where credit was due. He didn’t say Deontay Wilder didn’t want to fight me or Anthony Joshua doesn’t want to fight me, he said it was the businessmen behind it.
“Fair dues. They’re all fighting men.
“He believes it will happen after the Breazeale fight,” Nelson continued.
“As far as he’s concerned, Wilder was obligated to fight Breazeale and as far as he’s concerned, that’s his next fight.”
While these fights go on, Anthony Joshua intends to fight Jarrell Miller in his first US fight on June 1.
Boxing fans will be hoping that the timing of the fights will lead to the showdown between the three big names in the heavyweight division.