- Deontay Wilder has reiterated that he believes Tyson Fury caused Covid-19. lied about being
- Their trilogy show was pushed back to October after Fury tested positive.
- Wilder says Fury’s ‘lie’ makes him sick and he should ‘burn in hell’ for it
Deontay Wilder has claimed Tyson Fury must ‘burn in hell’ as he doubled down on his allegations that the Gypsy King lied about having COVID-19 to postpone his trilogy fight.
The heavyweight rivals were to meet on 24 July, but Fury and several members of his training camp tested positive for COVID-19, delaying the fight.
Fury and Wilder will now renew their rivalry in Las Vegas on October 9, with the British WBC World Heavyweight title on the line.
Deontay Wilder accuses Tyson Fury of lying about having covid to delay his fight again
Wilder, who has accused Fury of deceiving him into defeating him in their rematch 18 months earlier, has reiterated his belief that his enemy had coined COVID in an attempt to avoid encountering him.
Heavy hit American is adamant Fury will find every avenue to escape his scheduled fight and demanded that this week he be awarded the WBC world lease and his full pay check if the Manchester heavyweight pulls out.
said a furious wilder 78sportsTV: ‘I’m tired of lies. That’s it, lie.
‘So I believe. And so do many others – the whole world believes it to be nothing but a lie.
Heavyweight rivals are set to meet in a rearranged trilogy fight in Las Vegas on October 9
‘And I’m really sad to hear this because so many people have died from COVID.
‘Family members of people I know have died from this. It’s just awful man to hear others use it as an excuse to get out of something.’
He continued: ‘Can they burn in hell for that. Especially for something like this. Because the friend said he has COVID, the very next moment you see him in many different places. It’s just ridiculous.
‘He has been trying to run away from me since July last year. He has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to try to escape from me.
‘They came up with so many excuses to try to avoid me. They contradict themselves at times and it’s just ridiculous at this point.
‘You need to shut up or shut up.’
Fury had to withdraw from his initial July 24 date, when he and some of his camp tested positive.
Wilder first claimed back in July that Fury had fabricated he had covid to avoid fighting him
Fury was initially in talks to face Anthony Joshua, before their undisputed showdown collapsed when Wilder won his arbitration case to secure a third battle with Britain.
There are hopes that the fight can resume if both Fury and Joshua can successfully get through their world title defense against Wilder and Oleksandr Usyk.
WBC World Champion Fury has promised to do his job, sending Wilder a violent warning before his blockbuster third fight.
‘What’s going to happen is I’m going to run across the ring and get the f*** out of Deontay Wilder. I’m going to plaster him,’ he said last week.
‘I’m going to plaster the walls at night, like plaster.
‘I’m going to scatter him in the ring. He is definitely getting knocked out 100%. The second time it was an easy fight, and the third time it would be even easier. I’m getting him out within quick time.’
The Brit vowed to take out Wilder early in their rematch last February