According to Wilder, both fighters have signed contracts that would have the two boxers fight for the WBC heavyweight title once again sometime in the future. Aside from contracts being allegedly signed, no details on the rematch was announced as both Wilder and Fury still have at least one more fight each until they can meet in the ring.
Well, As I always say I’m the realest Champion in the business and as I’ve mentioned before I must handle all my Controversial— Deontay Wilder (@BronzeBomber) May 31, 2019
Luis Ortiz @kingkongboxing is first then Tyson Fury @Tyson_Fury Next. pic.twitter.com/dcu2byb6y2
By no means I’m I looking pass Ortiz, He’s a dangerous fighter but I am looking through him.— Deontay Wilder (@BronzeBomber) May 31, 2019
I’m the best
ain’t No guess’N...
what other champion
Give you what your Miss’N...
One fell to his Knee,— Deontay Wilder (@BronzeBomber) May 31, 2019
the other on his Back...
If you got questions then
“We run it back”.
-- 413 media #BombZquad #WeWorking #TilThisDay #King
--All Contracts have been signed already it’s officially on
Their first encounter, which took place at Staples Center last December, ended in a split draw despite Wilder dropping Fury twice in the fight. The draw snapped Wilder's 40-fight win streak while Fury failed to capture the lone major alphabet world title he has yet to win in his career.
The two sides were negotiating a rematch, potentially for May 2019, but the fight fell through when Fury blindsided the sport by announcing a multi-fight deal with Top Rank Boxing to fight on ESPN platforms. The announcement meant that a Wilder-Fury rematch would more than likely not happen in 2019 after Wilder and his team rejected a multi-fight offer from Top Rank that would have Wilder fight Dominic Breazeale on an ESPN platform in an effort to build up to the rematch against Fury.
Wilder, the unbeaten WBC heavyweight champion who has held the title since 2015, will face Luis Ortiz in another rematch later this year at a venue yet to be announced. Wilder is coming off a first-round knockout victory over Breazeale in the main event of a Showtime-televised card from Brooklyn, New York on May 18.
As for Fury, the former unified WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion's Top Rank debut will take place on June 15 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena against unbeaten German fighter Tom Schwarz. The fight will headline a card streamed on ESPN+ in the United States.