London - World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury's rematch
with Wladimir Klitschko will take place in Manchester on October 29.
Fury claimed a shock win over Ukrainian Klitschko to take
the WBA, WBO and IBF belts in Dusseldorf last November.
The 28-year-old British fighter agreed to face Klitschko
again, which meant he was stripped of the IBF title for failing to face its
A July date for the return bout was postponed after Fury
suffered an ankle injury and Klitschko recently revealed he intended to go to
court over the negotiations of a rematch with the controversial Fury.
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However, following Wednesday's announcement of the rematch,
Klitschko wrote on Twitter: "Finally the rematch is fixed. I'll remedy my
mistake on Oct. 29 at Manchester Arena. See you there! #NowMoreThanEver."
Shortly after Fury postponed the original date, reports
emerged that he had been the subject of a doping investigation last year.
Fury denied the allegations but in August UK Anti-Doping
revealed he had been provisionally suspended in June over the presence of a
The ban had been lifted pending an independent hearing and
Fury, repeatedly in trouble for a series of controversial interviews since
beating Klitschko, has been back in training since August.For
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