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Tyson Fury says Deontay Wilder rematch has been agreed for 22 February 2020

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Tyson Fury has confirmed his highly anticipated rematch with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilderwill take place on 22 February 2020.

“The rematch has been confirmed and signed [for] 22 February. It’s on, the rematch,” the British heavyweight champion told the audience at a Q&A event at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

He added: ” This time I am going to knock him out. This time I haven’t been out the ring for three years, this time I haven’t been abusing too much alcohol.”

The first bout between Fury and Wilder in December 2018 was controversially scored as a draw, despite observers’ later saying they believe the British fighter deserved the win.

The 30-year-old has vowed not to let his rematch with Wilder go to the judges and is aiming to win Wilder’s belt outright.

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