HEAVYWEIGHT KING TYSON FURY AND DEONTAY WILDER ARE SET TO DO BATTLE A THIRD TIME ON PAY-PER-VIEW SATURDAY NIGHT FROM T-MOBILE ARENA IN LAS VEGAS.
TYSON FURY (30-0-1, 21 KOs) VS. DEONTAY WILDER (42-1-1, 41 KOs)
- Date: Saturday, Oct. 9
- Time: 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT (most important occasion later in present)
- Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
- TV/Stream: Pay-per-view (obtainable on all TV PPV platforms)
- Cost: $79.99
- Division: Heavyweight
- At stake: Fury’s WBC title
- Pound-for-pound rating: Fury No. 8
- Odds: Fury 2½-1 favourite (common of a number of shops)
- Also on the cardboard: Efe Ajagba vs. Frank Sanchez, heavyweights; Robert Helenius vs. Adam Kownacki, heavyweights; Edgar Berlanga vs. Marcelo Esteban Coceres, tremendous middleweights; Julian Williams vs. Vladimir Hernandez, junior middleweights
- Prediction: Fury UD
- Background: They fought to a disputed attract December 2018. Fury sensationally stopped Willder in seven rounds within the rematch 14 months later. On Saturday, they’ll do it yet one more time. Fury was on monitor to face British rival Anthony Joshua for the undisputed championship in August however an arbitrator dominated that Fury was sure by a rematch clause of their contract for the second struggle, which pressured The Gypsy King to struggle Wilder once more despite the fact that their unique rematch was conclusive. Fury imposed his measurement benefit on Wilder by preventing aggressively, which was out of character for the gifted boxer however resulted in a one-sided victory. One extra victory would solidify Fury’s place because the true heavyweight king, significantly after cruiserweight-turned-heavyweight Oleksandr Usyk upset Joshua to win three of the 4 main belts on Sept. 25. Wilder fired coach Mark Breland after the setback towards Fury and has been working with former heavyweight contender Malik Scott, with whom he appears to have good chemistry. It stays to be seen whether or not the 35-year-old former champ could make the required changes to show the tables on Fury from one struggle to the following. The struggle, which had been scheduled for July 24, was pushed again after Fury contracted the coronavirus.