Sorry Anthony Joshua, Looks Like Deontay Wilder & Tyson Fury Might Fight 3 Times

After his Tyson Fury fight resulted in a controversial draw, Deontay Wilder took an oath to rematch the ‘Gypsy King,’ ruling out a long-thought Spring heavyweight unification decider against Anthony Joshua. 

WBC champ Wilder knocked down Fury twice on their Las Vegas match but has apparently failed to substantially outbox the British heavyweight. The ‘Bronze Bomber’ kept a hold of his belt and is now eyeing at nothing but a rematch to seize his rival’s lineal title.

Prior to Saturday night’s bout, Joshua’s camp was in talks with Wilder over the summer for a unification match. Now that AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn has set forth to discuss terms for a Wembley showdown on April 13, the 33-year-old’s priority shifted to breaking the draw.

Sorry Anthony Joshua, Looks Like Deontay Wilder & Tyson Fury Might Fight 3 Times
It was arguably the most iconic boxing moment of 2018

In an interview with The Sun, the WBC titleholder laid out a stomach for a rematch vs the 30-year-old Fury.

“Fury deserves the rematch, it’s only right. God alone knows how Tyson got up from that last round knockdown and maybe the count was slow but I’m not going to complain.”

“Together we brought back the passion for the heavyweight division and with it boxing. Tyson somehow survived and came back from hell. Some people thought he deserved to win, but some people thought I won and some people thought it was a draw.”

Wilder recognised his most recent rival’s effort to keep up with fighting and says a rematch is just right for Fury and for boxing.

“Remember that on the night I was 50lbs lighter and a lot of his punches were pitty-pat. I was the aggressor and thought I won. But seriously, I want the rematch before any other fight. No-one else. It’s his right and it’s good for boxing.”

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