Fury v Wilder rematch in doubt

Yesterday lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury received huge news with announcing his fights in America will be shown on ESPN moving forward.

"I want Wilder, but now I have options", Fury said.

"By partnering up with ESPN and Top Rank in America, we're giving Tyson the opportunity to perform on the biggest and most powerful platforms on both sides of the Atlantic and become a truly global star".

Wilder has ties with rival American broadcaster "Showtime" and it was thought that the Fury deal could scupper any chance of the potential rematch taking place.

It was however, a story about one thing; it was what Fury's comeback had been leading to, after an astonishingly long spell out of the sport, battling mental health issues, and now granting him passage into the upper echelons of the boxing elite once again with an nearly flawless performance in the ring, epitomised by Fury stunning onlookers by popping back up off the canvas after being caught by the Bronze Bomber in the 12th and final round.

Heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury has scored a massive new deal which will see him become one of the highest paid athletes in Britain, effectively quadrupling his wealth.

The IBF, WBA and WBO champion Anthony Joshua's next fight on June 1 against Jarrell Miller will be shown in the U.S. on DAZN, giving all three fighters different loyalties and interests.

'As far as I'm concerned it's more makeable now than ever, because we've the biggest boys in the game behind us.

Fury told a press conference in London that the rematch, which had appeared set for Las Vegas or NY in May, was "more makeable now than ever, because we have the biggest boys in the game behind us". The first two were just sort of comeback fights and pretty easy jobs for him'.

"Obviously I wasn't a world champion at the time, he came over to Morecambe and we sparred at a local gym".

"Tyson wants (the rematch)".

Warren also rejected claims that a deal with Wilder was now off the table, saying: "Tyson wants it, we all want it, and now we've got to make it happen".

"It's a different situation now". It's changed dramatically, so it's up to us now to sit down and get it over the line. I'm not going to go into too much detail, but I hired him for two weeks sparring, I ended up sending him back home after one day sparring. ESPN is a staple of United States sports broadcasting, reaching more than 90 million households in the country alone and announced earlier this month that ESPN+ had already amassed two million subscribers. "To have an worldwide guy with his charisma and personality and appeal to have the linear championship and have a lot of fights out there for him just magnifies the whole sport".


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