Boxing-Fury signs contract for trilogy fight with Wilder


  • Boxing
  • Sunday, 23 May 2021

FILE PHOTO: Boxing - Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury - WBC Heavyweight Title - The Grand Garden Arena at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States - February 22, 2020 Tyson Fury celebrates with the belts after winning the fight against Deontay Wilder as referee Kenny Bayless looks on REUTERS/Steve Marcus/File Photo

(Reuters) - World Boxing Council (WBC) champion Tyson Fury has signed a contract to fight American Deontay Wilder for a third time in Las Vegas on July 24, Top Rank Boxing said on Sunday.

Fury, 32, had been set to face fellow Briton Anthony Joshua on Aug. 14 in Saudi Arabia in a world heavyweight unification title fight, but an American arbitrator ordered Fury to fight Wilder again before Sept. 15.

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