Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder

Fury vs Wilder has a new date (Picture: Getty)

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder’s trilogy fight has been resheduled for 9 October.

WBC heavyweight champion Fury was scheduled to fight Wilder in Las Vegas on 24 July.

It emerged last Friday however that the Briton had tested positive for Covid with his third meeting with ‘The Bronze Bomber’ postponed as a result.

Fury’s promoters Top Rank and Queensberry Promotions have now confirmed the hew fight date in October at the same arena.

A short statement read: ‘WBC and lineal heavyweight champino Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will now conclude their epic trilogy on 9 October at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, after the 24 July event was postponed due to Fury’s positive Covid-19 diagnosis. Tickets purchased for 24 July will be honoured for the rescheduled date.’

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