It looks like fight fans will get to see Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury II next year.
Back in Dec. 2018, Wilder defended the WBC heavyweight title against Fury. The bout was highly anticipated with both men sporting undefeated records. The bout brought high drama with Fury almost being knocked out in the final round. In the end, the judges ruled the title match a split draw. Many have been wondering when the two will meet again and now we have an answer.
Wilder vs. Fury 2 A ‘Done Deal’
Wilder took to his Instagram account to announce that contracts have been signed for a rematch with Fury after he meets Luis Ortiz a second time:
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Well, As I always say I’m the realest Champion in the business and as I’ve mentioned before I must handle all my Controversial Fights ASAP‼️ Luis Ortiz @kingkongboxing is first then Tyson Fury @gypsyking101 Next. By no means I’m I looking pass Ortiz, He’s a dangerous fighter but I am looking through him. (Window Shopping) Shid, I’m the best ain’t No guess’N… what other champion Give you what your Miss’N… One fell to his Knee, the other on his Back… If you got questions then “We run it back”. 413 media: @413media #BombZquad #WeWorking #TilThisDay #King 💫All Contracts have been signed already‼️ It’s Officially On‼️
“Well, as I always say I’m the realest champion in the business and as I’ve mentioned before I must handle all my controversial fights ASAP‼️ Luis Ortiz is first then Tyson Fury next. By no means [am] I looking [past] Ortiz, He’s a dangerous fighter but I am looking through him. (Window Shopping)… All Contracts have been signed already‼️ It’s officially on‼️”
Boxing reporter Mike Coppinger later said his sources confirmed the news:
Wilder vs. Ortiz 2 is set to take place later this year. Fury is scheduled to take on Tom Schwarz on June 15.