Deontay Wilder demands his full share of fight purse if Tyson Fury pulls out of rescheduled trilogy bout
DEONTAY WILDER has claimed the world title and full share of the fight purse must be his if Tyson Fury withdraws from their trilogy fight subsequent month.
The two heavyweights are set to face one another for a 3rd time in Las Vegas subsequent month with the WBC heavyweight title on the road.
Fury will seemingly be making the primary defence of the belt he sensationally snatched from Wilder of their final bout 18 months beforehand.
The pair had been set to resume their rivalry in July this yr nonetheless Fury was compelled to withdraw after a Covid outbreak in his camp.
Wilder stays unconvinced by the explanation behind Fury’s preliminary withdrawal and has now issued a stark warning forward of the rescheduled occasion.
“If he doesn’t show up he’s going to have to suffer the consequences, the penalties that have been set forth,” the American instructed YouTube channel 78SportsTV.
“If he doesn’t fight, then pay me what you’re supposed to pay me. Then you have to give up that belt as well.”
Wilder and Fury every went into their February 2020 rematch assured to earn £3.9million, rising to £19.4m as rapidly as pay-per-view and ticket product gross sales had been totted up.
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Reports recommend their trilogy fight could land each fighters a assured £6m payday.
Fury’s promoter Frank Warren has insisted his worth has his sights on a blockbuster bout with British rival Anthony Joshua.
But Wilder warned the Wythenshawe fighter to not bottle their upcoming battle.
He added: “It’s a win-win state of affairs for me, it is a lose-lose state of affairs for him.
“That’s the sweetness of it, the saying has all the time talked about that historic earlier repeats itself.
“We know his actions are all the time the an similar, he is carried out this many circumstances the place he tries to get out of fights.
“He has had a door to flee from. But at this second in time he has no additional doorways, no selections.
“He has to place up or shut up, fight or retire. Either fight and provides me my cash or cease that belt.
“It’s a win-win situation for me and with that being said I can sleep at night.”