Fans hoping to see the conclusion of the Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder trilogy may have to wait a little bit longer. There's reportedly a COVID-19 outbreak in Fury's camp that is expected to delay the July 24 fight, according to ESPN's Mike Coppinger.
The fight, which will take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, has not been officially postponed yet. Coppinger did not offer details on how many — or which — members of Fury's team have tested positive for the virus. Coppinger does say it is inevitable the fight will be postponed. If moved, it's believed the fight will take place in September.
Fury, Wilder and officials have not commented about the possible outbreak. Top Rank Boxing released a statement saying it would "monitor the health status of Tyson and his team." It added that the date of the event has not changed.
Tyson Fury looking for another win over Deontay Wilder
Fans have wanted Fury and Wilder to step back into the ring since the conclusion of their second bout, which took place in February 2020. Fury picked up the win in that one, knocking down Wilder twice. Wilder blames his heavy costume for his struggles during the fight.
The two also fought in 2018, though that ended in the draw. The fight currently slated for July will be the third meeting between the two.
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