Frank Warren confirms Tyson Fury’s next fight, date and venue as star warms up for Wilder

Fury has apparently signed a contract to rematch Deontay Wilder for the WBC heavyweight title early next year.

And the Gypsy King will warm-up with a bout against unknown quantity Wallin in four week’s time.

Promoter Warren confirmed the news on his Twitter account this afternoon.

“CONFIRMED,” Warren wrote.

“Lineal Heavyweight Champion @Tyson_Fury will defend his crown against 20-0 @OttoWallin at the @TMobileArena on September 14th.”

Fury has fought once since the controversial draw against Wilder.

Tom Schwartz was the victim as Fury put on a show with a second round TKO.

Wallin has a 20-0 record but has never fought anybody of note.

The 28-year-old Swede is not expected to put up much of a challenge when he steps into the ring with Fury. 

Meanwhile, Fury’s trainer Ben Davidson revealed earlier this week why he is set to face Wallin.

“There was names being chucked about, offers going about. It was very difficult,” Davison told BT Sport.

“You’ve got Al Haymon [at] PBC, you’ve got Top Rank, DAZN with Joshua and that. They all want to keep their heavyweights for who they’ve got.

“I know that [Kubrat] Pulev is in a situation for the IBF mandatory, he’s not going to take that fight [against Tyson Fury], didn’t want to take that fight.

“An offer got put out to Alexander Povetkin – he took the Hughie [Fury] fight. It’s difficult, y’know.

“Tyson said that he wanted [Jarrell] Big Baby Miller – he wasn’t going to get his licence in time (after a drugs offence).

“He then said Trevor Bryan, who signed to fight Manuel Charr. It’s very difficult.

“Adam Kownacki, he’s with PBC. Obviously [Anthony] Joshua and [Andy] Ruiz [Jr] are having their rematch. It was difficult. Luis Ortiz and Deontay Wilder [are having a rematch].”

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