Deontay Wilder demanded a rematch with Tyson Fury, calling for the WBC champion to honor his settlement for a blockbuster trilogy showdown.
A 3rd Wilder-Fury conflict has been touted after the latter stripped the American of the WBC title in February’s rematch on the MGM Grand in Las Vegas following a draw within the first combat in 2018.
Wilder (41-1-1) has the fitting to a 3rd bout in opposition to British star Fury (30-0-1), however though Dec. 19 was recommended as a potential date, nothing has been finalized amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Fury introduced in October that he had ended his curiosity in one other rematch, whereas Wilder’s co-manager denied claims his fighter now not had a contractual clause for the bout, which would go away the previous free to face Anthony Joshua as a substitute.
A deal for 2 2021 fights between Fury and Joshua, who regained the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight world titles by beating Andy Ruiz Jr. in a rematch final December, was agreed in precept in June.
Wilder known as out Fury through social media on Saturday, writing on Twitter: “Fury Be A Man. @Tyson_Fury it’s time so that you can be a person and honor your settlement. What is that this bulls— of you preventing Carlos Takam as a substitute of me, you bought to be kidding . . .
“When that combat was a draw, I instructed you that I might provide you with a rematch. You already know I used to be supplied extra money to combat Joshua than I used to be attending to combat you. Once more being a person of my phrase, I fought you want I stated I might . . .
“Within the rematch settlement, there was a rematch clause. Now it’s time so that you can be a person and honor your phrase, as a substitute of attempting to weasel out of our settlement. Scared folks run by a scary man will break his contract you coward Azz b—!”
Fury produced a seven-round demolition through TKO in opposition to Wilder, who suffered his first loss.
Within the accompanying video, Wilder added: “I noticed within the first combat when Ricky Hatton was knocking down your gloves to place your fists within the improper place. Y’all tried the identical technique the second time, however this time, you scratched flesh out of my ears which induced my ears to bleed.
“It is inconceivable for a brand-new 10-ounce glove to bend, to maintain a smushed-in type or to have unfastened house. I extremely consider you set one thing laborious in your glove. One thing the scale and the form of an egg weight.
“It is the explanation the facet of my face swelled up within the egg weight type and it left a dent in my face as nicely.
“However within the midst of all, you continue to could not preserve this king down. You’d have needed to kill me. In the long run, it took a crap-in-a-bucket referee and a disloyal coach (Mark Breland) to throw the towel in simply to cease me.”