The dueling boxing match committee between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury canceled a face-to-face session in the body weighing event on Friday (2/21/2020).
The decision was taken to prevent clashes between the two boxers, the day before the world boxing duel was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.
Earlier at the first meeting of Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury, in 2018, the two boxers were involved pushing each other during a press conference session.
The incident was repeated at a press conference on Wednesday (2/19/2020) then, before finally being broken down by local security officers.
The Nevada State Athletics Commission has decided to cancel a face-to-face session between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury after the two weighed the agency.
Responding to this, Deontay Wilder said he would not mind it. He can understand the decision.
“They do not want any loss in this fight. So I have no problem with that decision,” said WBC heavyweight world champion, quoted from the BBC on Friday (2/21/2020).
“Many people have invested in this battle. Many will be there,” said Deontay Wilder.