Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III now being targeted for December 19

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III now being targeted for December 19

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III now being targeted for December 19 Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder's third fight is being targeted for December 19 with locations "all over the world" still in the running, according to Top Rank executive Brad Jacobs. Wilder is contracted to another WBC heavyweight championship match-up before Fury can face his mandatory challenger Dillian Whyte or stage an undisputed title fight with Anthony Joshua. "We are focusing on December 19 and are hoping that, by then, we are back to a nearly normal situation," Top Rank's Jacobs told Sky Sports. "That may be a 50 per cent capacity. "We are looking all over the world, at this point, for the best location for this event. That will be narrowed down and we'll see where it takes us." One bold proposal suggested Fury and Wilder meet in a 45,000-seat stadium on Boxing Day in Australia so it could be televised in the US and UK on Christmas Day. Promoter Dean Lonergan, who pitched the idea to Fury's US promoters Top Rank, told Sky Sports: "If you want to come to one of the safest places in the world and give yourself a guaranteed crowd, well perhaps Australia is the place to be." Asked if any worldwide location had been ruled out, Top Rank's Jacobs told Sky Sports: "Not at this point. "There are many offers from all over the world. It will land where it lands, for whatever reason. At the moment there is no ...
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