Wladimir Klitschko, Klitschko Management Group and K2 Promotions are very delighted to announce that rematch against Tyson Fury is now finally signed and fixed. Showdown for the WBA, WBO, IBO and the Ring Magazine Heavyweight World Championship will take place on October 29th at the Manchester Arena.
The giants of boxing collide again in the biggest and fiercest heavyweight rematch in recent memory. Wladimir Klitschko is gunning for revenge after suffering his first defeat in over 11 years at the hands of the Mancunian. 'Dr Steelhammer' (64-4 54 KOs) is determined to recapture his belts from Fury and take his place back at the top of the world heavyweight scene.
Bernd Bonte of KMG said: "Team Klitschko is very happy, that after Fury`s postponements, we finally have a new date. It is great that our event can stay in the Manchester Arena. This is one of the best venues world-wide and has already seen many great fights. We know that Wladimir will be in the best shape on October 29th and we are very confident that he will regain the Heavyweight Championships."
This giant boxing highlight of the year 2016 will be broadcasted live and exclusive in German speaking countries by our TV partner RTL, by BoxNation in UK and HBO in the US. Furthermore the fight will be shown live in over 150 countries worldwide.
Tickets purchased for the original Saturday 9th July event will be valid for entry at the Manchester Arena for the new date Saturday 29th October. Ticket will be available at www.eventim.co.uk.