Deontay Wilder Activates Clause For Tyson Fury Trilogy
Tyson Fury’s promoter Bob Arum has confirmed – Former WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder
has activated a rematch clause for a trilogy fight with the New Champ Tyson Fury which is now targeted for middle of July.
Arum also confirmed that Fury will face Joshua by year end for unification with all the belts at stake in December, if he is able to defeat Deontay Wilder in their trilogy fight and Anthony Joshua is also able to defeat IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev in their up coming fight on June 13.
Bob Arum believes that Anthony Joshua will not survive the fight against Kubrat Pulev when the collide at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Kubrat Pulev will be the one to face Tyson Fury in December in the expected unification.
“Wider and his representatives formerly notified us last night that they’ve accepted the rematch. It’ll happen in July. It’ll happen in the middle of July,” said Arum to Ringside Reporter Live. “I told Eddie Hearn, ‘Stop looking at a Tyson Fury fight this year. You’ve got to fight Pulev in June, and Joshua is going to get knocked on his a–. I guarantee you that Pulev will knockout Joshua like Tyson Fury knocked out,’” said Arum.
Triggering the rematch clause after the 7th round Knockout loss to Fury was expected as he had promised after the fight on the 22nd of February. Wilder also took to social media to announce, he will be activating the rematch clause and told the boxing public that this time, He considers it a war.
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Despite the uncertainty in the outcome of the rematch between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder and the outcome of the fight between Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev, Bob Arum wants Tyson Fury to face Kubrat Pulev in December with believes that He defeats Anthony Joshua in June.
“Yes, I will look to make a Pulev-Fury fight to unify all the belts by the end of the year, but Mr. Hearn will have nothing to do with it,” said Fury’s promoter Arum. “Sure, absolutely, to have a heavyweight champion that holds all the belts,” said Arum when asked if the goal is to have Fury unify the division.
“It’s good for boxing. And if Joshua beats Pulev and Fury beats Wilder, then why not do a Joshua-Fury fight at the end of the year. And we would then sit with Eddie and work it out. These fights have to play out first.
“It’ll be on June 13th at Tottenham Spur’s in London,” said Arum when asked when the Joshua vs. Pulev fight will take place
Kubrat Pulev had in the past backed away from being Anthony Joshua’s Mandatory in the past after defeating Hugie Fury , who is no where near the quality of opponent Anthony Joshua would pose.
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