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Fury-Wilder Trilogy Could Be Moved From Las Vegas, Says Warren

Frank Warren, who along with Top Rank co-promotes Tyson Fury, admits there is a possibility of the Deontay Wilder trilogy fight being moved away from Las Vegas.

Back in February, Fury stopped Wilder in seven rounds to capture the WBC heavyweight championship.

After the fight, Wilder exercised his contractual right for an immediate rematch.

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The trilogy fight was targeted for a date of July 18 in Las Vegas, but the event was postponed due the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

A new target date is being discussed for the month of October.

But there is no guarantee that Las Vegas will play host.

At the moment Las Vegas is locked down and all of the casino are closed. There is no guarantee of the city being up and running to the point of hosting the event.

"I think it is going to be a tough challenge to get Vegas up and running really quickly,” Warren told Evening Standard Sport. "If we can get it on in October, I'd be really delighted. Let’s hope that is the case but we have got to hope they have got the whole city rolling again.

“I think we have got to be creative between us, all the people involved in the promotion business, we will all work our way around it to see what we can do to make it happen. But that if that is the case, where one country is locked down, that may be the situation.”

Fury has been discussing the idea of retiring after two more fights, but Warren is not so sure about that.

“It’s a funny thing - so many fighters say they are going to have one more fight or two more fights or 'I'm going to retire at this age' then they change their minds. But whatever he [Fury] wants to do I will support him 100 percent because he is the guy getting in the ring. It’s his decision," Warren said.

“But one thing about him, he loves the training and he loves the fighting. I personally don't think he will but if he does, he does.”

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by denium on 04-18-2020

[QUOTE=LDBC Slayer;20501427]New Zealand might legitimately be an option LOL. They seem to be on the tail end of the current **** and should be functioning WAY before USA/UK[/QUOTE] They could do it in Parkers kitchen.

Comment by MoneyKasha on 04-18-2020

[QUOTE=SNlPER;20501193]AFRICA! War Wilder![/QUOTE] Wilder is a bum that has no boxing ability

Comment by Oshio on 04-08-2020

[QUOTE=James Hunt;20501266]Make it indoor and make it asap, maybe even before July. An increase in PPV sales (due to corona) would more than compensate the lost gate. The longer you wait, the more will people feel the recession, the less…

Comment by Coachcody on 04-07-2020

Good luck charging the same ticket prices for the third fight as the 2nd fight.

Comment by LDBC Slayer on 04-07-2020

New Zealand might legitimately be an option LOL. They seem to be on the tail end of the current **** and should be functioning WAY before USA/UK

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