Promoter Frank Warren has claimed the winner of the proposed fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder would be the "No.
Fury (26-0, 19 KOs) fights Francesco Pianeta in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Saturday, with Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) confirmed to be ringside.
Editor's Picks Fury: I am not focused on Wilder contest Tyson Fury insists that he is fully focused on his contest with Francesco Pianeta, despite ongoing rumours that he will take on Deontay Wilder if he gets through the Saturday night contest.
Warren: Wilder vs. Fury is 'very close' Tyson Fury's promoter, Frank Warren, insists a fight against Deontay Wilder is a very realistic possibility, stating it is "very close" to being done.
Fury's fight against Pianeta (35-4, 21 KOs) is only his second since 2015, as he continues his comeback following an extended absence from the sport.