Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury 2 Prelims Set, WBO Orders Ioka vs. Tanaka | Fight-Size Boxing Update

Here's your fight-size boxing update for February 6, 2020:

- PBC and Top Rank announced that the Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury 2 card on February 22 will have prelims bouts starting at 7:30 p.m. ET on FS1 and ESPNEWS (with ESPNEWS switching to ESPN at 8 p.m.). The two prelim bouts announced are the following:

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  • Subriel Matias vs. Petros Ananyan
  • Amir Imam vs. Javier Molina

- PBC and Top Rank also announced a number of fights that will be on the non-televised portion of the card.

  • Rolando Romero vs. Arturs Ahmetovs
  • Gabriel Flores Jr. vs. Matt Conway
  • Vito Mielnicki Jr. vs. Corey Champion
  • Isaac Lowe vs. Alberto Guevara

- The WBO has ordered super flyweight world champion Kazuto Ioka to defend his title against mandatory challenger Kosei Tanaka and both parties have until February 26 to negotiate a deal or else a purse bid will be ordered. If the fight goes to a purse bid, then the minimum bid will be $100,000.

- Below is the final press conference for the Kell Brook vs. Mark DeLuca card.

- Matchroom Boxing officially announced that former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker will face Shawndell Winters on the February 29 DAZN card from Frisco, Texas.

- Heavyweight contender Carlos Takam will take on Fabio Maldonado on a Star Boxing card taking place on February 28 in Huntington, New York. The card will be headlined by Cletus Seldin vs. Humberto Martinez.

- The WBC has issued a statement on the sanctions imposed on Ivan Redkach for biting Danny Garcia in their fight back in January by the New York State Athletic Commission.

- PBC will stream the first fight between Wilder and Fury from 2018 on its official YouTube channel on February 7.

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