Fury vs Klitschko rematch confirmed for Manchester on July 9

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Boxing - Wladimir Klitschko and Tyson Fury File PhotoTyson Fury will defend his WBA Super and WBO world heavyweight titles in a rematch with Wladimir Klitschko on July 9.

Fury (25-0-KO18) shocked boxing buffs in November, when he defeated Klitschko via unanimous decision in Dusseldorf.

Lengthy negotiations for a rematch saw the possibility of staging it in Duba suggested, but it will now be held in Manchester.

Fury’s trainer, Peter Fury, said via social media: “9th July @Tyson_Fury vs Klitschko is coming to Manchester uk. Official announcement coming 12 noon.

Klitschko held the WBA Super, WBO and IBF titles and was undefeated in 11 years before losing to Fury.