While talks in recent times had suggested a step aside scenario could happen for a third fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder to be passed over temporarily for a Fury vs Anthony Joshua unification, that notion now seems to be dead in the water for now.

At this time Wilder has a contract to fight lineal champion Fury in a third fight but due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation it has been put back like everything else.

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Now however, reporter Michael Benson has said that an offer for a third fight between Wilder and Fury has been received to take place in the middle East towards the end of the year:

Interesting stuff.

It would appear that hosting a mega fight in either the UK or US with live fans in attendance could indeed be out for the rest of the year.

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This would cost a fight of this size to lose a lot of revenue at the gate so it looks like it will be the middle East for any potential mega fights for the rest of 2020.

Pending latest updates from the US and UK governments on sporting events as the year progresses.