Heavyweight title rematch between Fury, Klitschko called off

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Do they mandate a bout with Klitschko vs. Luis Ortiz or Joseph Parker (the WBA's and WBO's number one contenders, respectively) for the interim title or just wait on Fury and hope that he finally gets his head (and body) back into the game?

Rumours are circulating that the long anticipated - and long overdue - rematch between true, lineal heavyweight champion of the world Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KO's) and former king Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KO's) has once again been postponed. As fans know, Fury suffered a reported ankle injury ahead of the original July 9 rematch date, and now it looks as though we will be getting a third date.

This is the second time that the rematch has been postponed.

Fury was due to face Ukraine's Klitschko next month, but the promoters of the bout have released a statement confirming the 28-year-old is suffering from an undisclosed problem that is "too severe to allow him to participate".

He is already the subject of a UK Anti-Doping probe after allegedly failing a drugs test and now he has pulled out of his rematch with Klitschko for a second time.

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Tyson Fury hasn't stepped in the ring since stunning Vladimir Klitschko last November.

The rematch was scheduled to hold on Saturday, October, 29, 2016 at the Manchester Arena. Tyson is understandably devastated by the development.

No further details were immediately given in the statement as to Fury's medical condition.

The fight was officially announced earlier this month and was set to be televised live on HBO in the United States, although the Brit failed to show up for the news conference. The ban was lifted pending a full determination of charges.

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