“Wilder and Fury gave boxing one of the best fights in the heavyweight division in a long time, which has created tremendous popular demand for the fans to see a rematch,” reads the statement.
“The WBC is happy to confirm a direct rematch has been approved.”
The @wbc ordered a rematch between @BronzeBomber and @Tyson_Fury This fight will be even more anticipated than the first. The winner will be the one who learns the most from the first fight and makes the proper adjustments. #WilderFury2 – Lennox Lewis (@LennoxLewis) 8 December 2018
:clipboard: New Ring Magazine Heavyweight Rankings:
:one::flag_gb: Anthony Joshua :two::flag_gb: Tyson Fury :three::flag_us: Deontay Wilder :four::flag_cu: Luis Ortiz :five::flag_gb: Dillian Whyte :six::flag_ru: Alexander Povetkin :seven::flag_nz: Joseph Parker :eight::flag_us: Jarrell Miller :nine::flag_pl: Adam Kownacki :keycap_ten::flag_bg: Kubrat Pulev – Michael Benson (@MichaelBensonn) 7 December 2018
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