Tyson Fury and team members test positive for COVID-19 as Deontay Wilder fight delayed
Tyson fury Fight with Deontay Wilder bout has been postponed after the outbreak of COVID-19 at Fury’s camp.
Fury was scheduled to fight Wilder for the third time at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on July 24th, but the fight will be reschedul after multiple positive tests.
Fury himself and at least seven of his aides reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus.
The official statement is scheduled for Friday, BBC Sport After consultations with medical professionals, it reported that a decision was made on Thursday to postpone the trilogy fight.
Outlets say it’s likely to be pushed back in October Athletic Fury, who reports that the outbreak has begun at a gym in Las Vegas, is using it to prepare for the fight.
Former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker is training with Fury at the gym, but his manager David Higgins said. Sky sports He does not test positive for the virus.
The news hit Fury, who won the final clash in the seventh round of knockouts in February 2020.
“He infected the whole team. These things happen in life. He needs to change his schedule.”
Neither boxer has been competing since Fury’s victory in February 2020, and this latest setback prolongs their inactivity.
The third meeting of the two fighters has been a long time, and due to COVID-19 restrictions, several attempts to rematch have failed.
The WBC World Heavyweight Fury has tried to move out of Wilder and has repeatedly angled for a fight with fellow Briton Anthony Joshua.
Joshua holds three other important titles in the heavyweight division, but the arbitral tribunal has determined that Wilder has the contractual basis for the third contest.
Fury remains undefeated in his 31 professional games and his name has 21 knockouts.