Deontay Wilder fight likely to be postponed

Christopher Walsh

Staff member
A COVID-19 outbreak in Tyson Fury's camp is putting his July 24 championship fight against Deontay Wilder in jeopardy, according to ESPN's Mike Coppinger.

While no official determination has been made on whether the fight will take place, ESPN is reporting that the fight will inevitably be postponed, and rescheduled for September.

"We continue to monitor the health status of Tyson and his team and the status of the event has not changed to date," Top Rank Boxing said in a statement to Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix.


Disappointing for Dentay.
Will the extra time be helpful for his preparation, or will it instead be advantageous for Fury once he is over COVID…if he is even one of the ones on his team infected?