Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury were set to lock horns in the trilogy fight in this month. However, now it has been pushed back to October after Fury contracted COVID-19.
Eddie Hearn opens up on Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 3
While speaking with DAZN Boxing Show Eddie Hearn speculated that the promoters would have potentially taken a huge financial drop if the bout between Fury and Wilder trilogy match had taken place on July 24th as per the scheduled. Jake Paul Drops Tyron Woodley Girlfriend Bombshell
Hearn stated that the poor ticket sales and the likely terrible pay-per-view numbers for the Fury-Wilder 3 fight; the promoters might have lost a staggering sum of money, as much as $20 million for the event.
Hearn claims that the only option the promoters had for the Fury – Wilder III event was to “abort” and try and “reset” for some other time. Hearn said that he doesn’t understand why the bout has been rescheduled for October, as he believes the fight will not occur.
As of now, the Fury-Wilder 3 fight has now been postponed until October, but it’s unclear whether it’ll take place then or if it gets pushed back further.