Eddie Hearn has mentioned the Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder trilogy battle needs to be cancelled if it can not happen this yr.
It was beforehand revealed that the bout is being focused for December 19, however Fury’s co-promoter Bob Arum mentioned coronavirus restrictions might but see it find yourself taking place in February 2021.
Hearn doesn’t need to see this occur as he has two fighters ready within the wings to face Fury.
First is his obligatory challenger Dillian Whyte, after which unified champion Anthony Joshua who has agreed monetary phrases for 2 bouts with the ‘Gypsy King’ subsequent yr.
Arum defined to Ak and Barak on Sirius XM: “We don’t know now whether or not even in December we are able to do a battle for a restricted viewers.
“And we are able to’t put that battle within the bubble and survive as a result of the gate on the final battle in February on the MGM was $17million.
“Now that’s a giant a part of the income, and in the event you lose that income plus one other $2million or $3million from closed circuit, then that’s $20million.
“How do you substitute it? How do you pay the fighters?
“So if we are able to get going with restricted audiences, we’ll go on December 19.
“If not, we’re speaking to a different location exterior of the United States about doing that battle first week of February .”
When requested about Arum probably doing Fury vs Wilder in February, Hearn advised iFL TV: “If he does, then I feel that battle needs to be cancelled.
“I feel that Dillian Whyte needs to be enforced instantly because the obligatory for Tyson Fury.
“We’ve already bought a deadline of the tip of February, why can’t they do the battle?
“Sure, we all know there’s a pandemic, however Joshua’s combating. All the opposite main fights are gonna happen so I don’t see how that’s even an argument.
“We may do Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte now. We may do it on pay-per-view.
“It’s a monstrous battle, does 1.5million-2million buys.
“Anyplace. Saudi, right here [at Fight Camp].
“You do [want a crowd] however the pay-per-view numbers are large for that battle.
“In order that’s a giant battle, so why not do this now? However he’s bought to beat Alexander Povetkin.”