Two weeks remaining until the rematch between Wladimir Klitschko and Tyson Fury, English boxer announced that the fight would be postponed due to an injury he suffered ankle.
His recovery will take 6-7 weeks Fury after a sprained ankle and a workout. The match should take place on July 9 and disputing subsequent date has not yet been announced.
“It’s bad news for everyone. Now about 10 days running in Country Lakes (nr Lake District, a national park in northwest England) and I sprained my ankle. I was in hospital, I did X-rays and MRIs. they said it’s not broken, but it’s really bad sprained rest and make 6 or 7 weeks, “said Tyson Fury in a short video clip posted on her Instagram account.
“I tried to train and asked for a second opinion and the recommendation was the same. The fight will be postponed. I’m sorry to all my fans, but injuries happen. My apologies to all those who had reserved tickets, but the fight will take place as soon as possible. that’s all I know, but the fight will take place. We will reschedule the match, as soon as the ankle will be better, “said British boxer.
In November 2015 Fury (27) def Wladimir Klitschko on points (40) at the end of a match 12 rounds played in Manchester, hometown of the Englishman. Then he won the WBA belt, WBO and IBF heavyweight. Meanwhile, it was stripped of the IBF version, because not put it into play in front of Vyacheslav Glazkov, who won the right to be mandatory title aspirant.
Tyson Fury has 25 wins from as many matches played at professionals, 18 of them obtained before deadline.