Tyson Fury reveals Saudi chiefs have made a move to hijack Deontay Wilder rematch

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‘We’ve had a massive offer’: Tyson Fury reveals Saudi chiefs have made a move to hijack Deontay Wilder rematch and take it away from Las Vegas

  • Tyson Fury’s rematch with Deontay Wilder is pencilled in for February 22
  • The Gypsy King admits the exciting bout could take place in Saudi Arabia
  • He made his WWE debut against Braun Strowman in Riyadh on Thursday 

Tyson Fury has revealed his team have received a massive offer from Saudi Arabia for his rematch with Deontay Wilder.

The Gypsy King is due to face the American in the ring again on February 22, with Los Angeles seen as the current destination.

But Fury has admitted that a tempting offer could change the location. 

Tyson Fury admits his proposed rematch with Deontay Wilder could take place in Saudi Arabia

Tyson Fury admits his proposed rematch with Deontay Wilder could take place in Saudi Arabia

He told iFL TV: ‘We’ve had a massive offer, the same date [Feb 22], massive offer from Saudi, they are ‘powerhousing’ in the sports at the minute. 

‘Really big offer, but we’ve got to sit down as a team, speak to MTK, ESPN, Frank Warren and thrash it out.

‘But at the minute as we speak, the T-Mobile Arena [in Las Vegas] is set and delivered providing everything goes well.’

Anthony Joshua’s rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr is already taking place in the Saudi capital on December 7. 

Fury made his WWE debut against Braun Strowman in the Saudi capital on Thursday

Fury made his WWE debut against Braun Strowman in the Saudi capital on Thursday

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