Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder go head-to head for a third time next weekend, with The Gypsy King’s WBC and The Ring magazine titles on the line.
The pair last met in February 2020, with Fury dominating from the first bell, delivering the American his first professional defeat when his corner threw in the towel. That fight followed their original meeting in 2018, a controversial draw.
Will it be revenge or repeat this time around? Here’s everything you need to know about one of the biggest fights of 2021...
Originally scheduled for July 24th before being postponed due to Fury testing positive for coronavirus, the fight will now take place on October 9th.
The undercard is expected to get underway at around 12.30am UK time, with the main event expected to begin at approximately 5am.
The fight will take place in front of a full house of 20,000 fans at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. It is the second time Wilder and Fury have fought in Sin City, with their rematch happening at the MGM Grand in February 2020. The first fight took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
How To Watch
The fight can be watched live on BT Sport Box Office at a price of £24.95, which is available through BT TV, Virgin TV and Sky.
What They Say
Tyson Fury: "Deontay Wilder is the most dangerous heavyweight out there. In my opinion, Wilder beats Anthony Joshua, Oleksandr Usyk, the rest of the division comfortably. But he cannot beat me." [Top Rank Boxing]
Deontay Wilder: “You’re looking at a rejuvenated Deontay Wilder, reinvented Deontay Wilder. The old Deontay Wilder is no longer there. It’s something that I can’t explain to you but will show you October 9th.” [RINGTV]
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