Heavyweight boxing champ Tyson Fury had expected to meet then President Donald Trump after his February 2020 victory over Deontay Wilder.
The American officially exercised his option for a third fight a week after being stopped in seven rounds by Fury in Las Vegas.
The Bronze Bomber's assistant trainer Mark Breland threw in the towel at the 1:39 mark in the seventh round on Saturday.
Filmmaker Duncan Jones said he and his dad often talked on the phone during big heavyweight fights featuring British boxers.
Fury claimed the WBC heavyweight belt after stopping Deontay Wilder in seven rounds on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Wilder has 30 days to demand a third fight against Fury, who ended his five-year reign as WBC heavyweight champion on Saturday night.
The Gypsy King stopped Deontay Wilder in seven rounds then launched into a rendition of Don McLean's classic.
The Gypsy King floored Wilder twice in the third and fifth round, before the American's camp threw in the towel in the seventh round.
Both fighters go into the rematch unbeaten but have vastly contrasting styles, as Wilder is a devastating puncher and Fury is a better boxer.
Wilder and Fury collide in Las Vegas on Saturday with the WBC on the line in one of the most anticipated fights of the year.
The Briton's camp manager believes Fury's new training regime will give him an edge against Wilder in Saturday night's fight.
Mike Tyson and Anthony Joshua expect Fury to prevail, while Sugar Ray Leonard and Manny Pacquiao believe Wilder's punching prowess will prove to be the difference.
The WBC world heavyweight title is on the line at the Staples Center on Saturday, December 1.
The unification clash is now being negotiated.
The British heavyweight champion could face a rematch with Wladimir Klitschko.
Deontay Wilder, Bermane Stiverne and Luis Ortiz could be contenders for the fight.