The Sun : Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have offer to fight in Far East THIS year, claims Frank Warren

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THE trilogy fight between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury could take place in the Far East before the end of the year, according to reports.

Wilder has exercised his rematch clause after being humbled by Fury back in February.

Fury – Wilder III could take place in the Far East
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The coronavirus pandemic has caused much uncertainty in all sports, with boxing no exception.

Both fights between the pair have so far been held in the United States, but a new option is believed to be on the table.

According to talkSPORT's Michael Benson, an offer is on the table from the Far East to host the WBC heavyweight title bout.

He tweeted: "Told by Frank Warren that Bob Arum has informed him they've now received an offer from a territory in the Far East to host Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III at the back end of this year."

Benson also accompanied the tweet with the moneybag and planet earth emojis.

Many fans have been hoping that Wilder may be convinced to step aside, in order for a blockbuster Battle of Britain heavyweight unification fight between Fury and Anthony Joshua to take place.

There were even suggestions that a £10million payment could be made to make the Bronze Bomber relinquish his right to a rematch.

But Fury last week revealed that he wouldn't pay Wilder a penny.

I'm not paying him no money to step aside… I'd rather take his scalp again.

Tyson Fury

He told Mark Wright on an Instagram Live: "Well Wilder's got a rematch clause so.

"Some newspaper reported that he wanted £10million to step aside.

"I'm not paying him no money to step aside… I'd rather take his scalp again.

"I'll beat him in the ring and that's how I'll get him out the way. I wouldn't pay him £2m to step aside.

"I'd rather give him another battering, again. I'm gonna take him out again for a third time, hopefully end of the year, and then we're going to go into 2021 for the biggest fight in boxing history between two undefeated British heavyweights – me and AJ.

"We're going to battle it out for all the gold."

Buster Douglas shocked Mike Tyson in the Far East back in 1990
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Wilder vs Fury III wouldn't be the first big fight to take place in the Far East.

Buster Douglas shocked Mike Tyson in Tokyo, Japan back in 1990.

While Muhammad Ali defeated Joe Frazier in the Philippines back in 1975.



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