The second installment of Fury-Klitschko might be punted to the fall according to K2 promoter Tom Loeffler, citing that a number of logistical issues for the rematch have yet to be ironed out. Some of those issues include the venue for the fight and television logistics. Loeffler is still hoping for the fight to be held in the summer, with July 9th being the new working date, but the date can't be officially set until all their ducks are in a row.
"It just depends- I know on the Klitschko side they'd like to do it as soon as possible," Loeffler said in a phone interview. "On both sides it seems they want to do it as soon as possible. But it seems for one reason or another it got pushed back from April to May to June and hopefully we can still do it in the summertime."
After Fury and Klitschko met for the first time last November, no one expected so many months to pass by to get the contracted rematch underway. Loeffler says that the rematch will mostly likely be held at a soccer (or what you may call "football") stadium in the UK, but because a number of networks on both sides of the Atlantic would have to align their schedules, it's proving to take longer than expected to hash out.
"I'm guessing it would be sometime in the summer or in the fall whenever they can because there are a lot of moving parts with that because of the location, with the UK PPV, German TV, HBO, everything has to line up," said Loeffler.
In the meanwhile, here's Fury preparing for his career after boxing.
His future is indeed bright...