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WBC Prez Gives Fury High Praise For Stopping Deontay Wilder

World Boxing Council Mauricio Sulaiman believes WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury can reach even higher limits in his weight class.

Fury captured the world title back in February, when he scored two knockdowns and stopped Deontay Wilder in seven rounds at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Afterwards, Wilder exercised his contractual option for an immediate rematch.

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The third fight was targeted for a date in July.

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the fight was pushed back to an undetermined date and location.

Their promoters are hoping to stage the third contest by the end of the year.

Beyond Wilder, the 'Gypsy King' has been discussing a full division unification with Anthony Joshua and then facing all of the top fighters at the weight.

"The heavyweight division is booming. It's never been as interesting in the previous 20 years as it is now," Sulaiman said to Stats Perform News courtesy of @trcksuits.

"Tyson Fury – what a story. What an unbelievable comeback from thinking of taking his own life to being WBC champion of the world. Knocking out Wilder, who had been champion for five years, undefeated with such a knockout record. You can see Tyson Fury doing anything that he puts his mind to. He is very powerful, very intelligent, very calm. He is very unique. I see him having all the elements to accomplish any of his dreams.

"As of today, there is no definite schedule for any world title fight. Wilder and Fury were scheduled to do a third fight, but everything that is going on is only informal communications that we cannot fully evaluate. So what I think is going to happen, is that the moment the first fight takes place, everything will start rolling, and the activity will start picking up.

"Hopefully the world will cure, hopefully there will be a vaccine. Hopefully we will all learn how to live in the next era and activity will get back to normal. We are tired of watching the replays from the World Cup and the great fights from the past. All the fans are waiting for fresh activity."

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Fenders on 05-28-2020

I have absolutely no interest in a 3rd fight. Wilder lost both fights & his fans have lost the plot with their whining and *****ing.

Comment by Laligalaliga on 05-28-2020

[QUOTE=5000boxing;20578923]I'm curious.. How do you know the future?.. from looking into your crystal ball? Or is this just the normal talk on the short bus on the way to school?[/QUOTE] Its prediction based on past and present analysis. You don't…

Comment by 5000boxing on 05-26-2020

[QUOTE=Mmann2e;20578900]Don't all of you get bored about this fight like nothing changes except excuses by Wilder fans, Fury fans talking **** and Joshua fans picking bones and pretending the world cares; which everywhere but the US probably does. Anyway Mark…

Comment by 5000boxing on 05-26-2020

[QUOTE=Laligalaliga;20578840]Lol........... Wilder is not winning any top fight ever again. He has never won any before and he will not win now.[/QUOTE] I'm curious.. How do you know the future?.. from looking into your crystal ball? Or is this just…

Comment by Mmann2e on 05-26-2020

Don't all of you get bored about this fight like nothing changes except excuses by Wilder fans, Fury fans talking **** and Joshua fans picking bones and pretending the world cares; which everywhere but the US probably does. Anyway Mark…

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