Boxing News At Five | Aug 17 2018

Boxing News at Five: Wilder vs. Fury set to be announced on Saturday night, while ‘Tank’ Davis is linked to Mares fight

Deontay Wilder is in Belfast ready to announce Tyson Fury showdown, and Floyd Mayweather suggests Gervonta Davis and Abner Mares are soon to collide
Tyson Fury next opponent
Boxing - Carl Frampton & Tyson Fury Public Work Outs  |  Action Images/Lee Smith

SPARE a thought for Italy’s Francesco Pianeta.

The 33-year-old is in Belfast preparing for a fight he cannot possibly win on Saturday (August 18) at Windsor Park, and is, rather than an opponent for Tyson Fury, a mere inconvenience at this stage.

Get rid of him, Fury knows, and a fight, a much better one, against WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is all but guaranteed for November in either Las Vegas or New York. The hard-hitting American will even be sitting ringside on Saturday; waiting for his moment, waiting for Fury to dispose of Pianeta and invite him in. 


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