Arguably the most important fight in recent heavyweight boxing history will be the rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.
Wilder will be putting his WBC heavyweight title on the line while Fury is the lineal heavyweight champion. The vacant Ring heavyweight title will also be taken home by the winner.
Event: Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2
Date: Sunday, 23rd February 2020 (AEDT)
The fight is on pay-per-view and will cost $49.95. It can be ordered now through Main Event.
Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury are expected to walk to the ring around 4 pm. Start times of main event boxing fights can be all over the place, but the pay-per-view itself is set to start at 1 pm.
Deontay Wilder has one of the most remarkable records in boxing history. Wilder holds 41 wins, no defeats and 1 draw (to Tyson Fury). Of his 42 wins, 41 have come via knockout.
Tyson Fury holds 29 professional victories with no losses. His sole draw was in his highly controversial first fight with Deontay Wilder.
The fight ended in a controversial split draw.
Tyson Fury won the majority of the rounds on most pundit’s scorecards. Wilder landed a devastating punch in the 12th and final round that sent Fury crashing to the canvas. Fury was on his back staring at the lights while Wilder began to celebrate. Amazingly, Fury managed to get up and continued to outbox Wilder for the remainder of the round.
Both Wilder and Fury have fought twice since their first meeting in 2018.
Fury knocked out German fighter Tom Schwarz in the second round before defeating Otto Wallin by unanimous decision this past September.
In Wilder’s two fights since fighting Fury, Wilder has done what Wilder Does.
He knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round before knocking out Luis Ortiz in the seventh.
Tyson Fury: $1.84
Deontay Wilder: $1.94
Fury by Decision: $2.50
Wilder by KO: $2.40