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Tyson Fury vs. Wladimir Klitschko II in the works for October 29th in Manchester

The two first fought in November of last year.

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Patrick Stumberg is a freelance writer for SB Nation, first joining the network in 2011 before linking up with Bad Left Hook in 2015.

The tumultuous rematch between Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko is all set to go on October 29th, complete with an excellent co-feature between Hughie Fury and Andy Ruiz.

At least, if you believe Frank Warren.

The folks here at BLH and elsewhere have already written quite a bit about the shenanigans that have ensued since Fury (25-0, 18 KO) and Klitschko (64-4, 53 KO) first decided to lock horns again, so let’s just talk about the other big fight.

At the age of twenty-one, Hughie Fury (20-0, 10 KO) hasn’t demonstrated his cousin’s punching power, but has done well for himself in his young career. He took his first real step up in March, when he beat Fred Kassi by split decision in London.

Ruiz (28-0, 19 KO), whose fluffy frame belies terrific handspeed and solid boxing skills, has been in a career holding pattern for about as long as I can remember. He stopped Josh Gormley last time out and is set to fight Franklin Lawrence in eight days, meaning he’ll be fighting Fury with less than two months of downtime.

Not to mention the four-inch height disadvantage.

It’s a very, very good fight between young heavyweights in need of a signature win. Definitely a good supporting cast for the big rematch.

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