THE heavyweight rematch of the 12 months is simply days away!
Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury go toe-to-toe as soon as once more as they battle it out in Las Vegas for the WBC heavyweight crown.
The world can be watching when Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury battle once more[/caption]
Greater than a 12 months on from their spellbinding first encounter, each the Gypsy King and the Bronze Bomber will hope to take the belt and arrange a doable unification showdown with Anthony Joshua.
It was a fairly exceptional first assembly in December 2018 as two stars from either side of the Atlantic went to battle in Los Angeles.
Fury memorably climbed from the canvas late within the contest, forcing a dramatic draw after bobbing and weaving his manner impressively via 11 rounds.
However an enormous right-left combo within the final from Wilder appeared to have ended the Mancunian’s problem – just for the 6ft9 large to clamber again from the jaws of defeat and dance across the determined American till the bell.
Each fighters have stored busy while the rematch was negotiating, with Wilder seeing off Dominic Breazeale and Luis Ortiz by KO to retain his WBC crown.
While Fury continued to spice up his profile with American audiences by beating each Tom Schwarz and Otto Wallin in Sin Metropolis, while he picked up new supporters with a weird stint within the WWE.
When is Fury vs Wilder 2?
- Fury vs Wilder 2 is all set for Saturday, February 22, with the ring stroll anticipated from 5am on Sunday UK time – that’s 9pm over in Las Vegas
- The MGM Grand in Vegas performs host
- The complete undercard begins from 10pm UK time
The Gypsy King has fought twice in Las Vegas earlier than, famously donning an Apollo Creed impressed outfit as he strode out to face Schwarz final Might.
His profile has been boosted on US soil because of this and he’s anticipated to have an enormous supporter base on the MGM Grand.
With the struggle going down in America, it’s going to be a late evening for UK audiences.
Which TV channel and dwell stream can I watch it on?
FURY’S rematch in opposition to Wilder can be proven dwell on BT Sport Field Workplace.
It has been an everyday channel for the Gypsy King.
The pay-per-view channel is out there to everybody, no matter whether or not or not you’re a BT buyer.
You’ll be able to watch in your TV for those who’ve obtained Sky, Virgin Media or TalkTalk.
Or alternatively you should purchase struggle evening via the official web site and stream on quite a lot of units.
The occasion will price £24.95 to buy, which has angered some struggle followers who aren’t impressed with a £5 enhance on the primary assembly.
How do fighters evaluate?
THE first bout between this pair was some of the fascinating heavyweight duels of the last decade.
Fury is a extra defensive and trendy boxer than Wilder, seeking to weave and jab his solution to success while additionally possessing energy in his again pocket.
Whereas the Bronze Bomber is a knockout king with a devastating hook, sporting 41 KOs from 42 wins.
Wilder thought he’d performed it once more when within the last spherical of the bout despatched Fury sprawling with an atom bomb of a right-left combo, just for Fury to someway beat the depend.
Each have an unbeaten document, with Fury boasting 29-0-1 after being taken all the best way by Wallin in his final bout.
The American stands an imposing 6ft7, however remains to be towered over by man mountain Fury who’s 6ft9.
Wilder has a formidable attain of 211cm but Fury was in a position to out-jab him within the first struggle because of a bonus of 5cm.
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Who else is preventing on the cardboard?
IT’S set to be a mammoth night of boxing at one of many sport’s most iconic venues.
On the undercard of the primary bout we had been handled to successful performances from Jarret Hurd, Luis Ortiz, Joe Joyce and Isaac Lowe.
The invoice this time options an eliminator match-up between Martin and Washington within the IBF stakes.
In the meantime, Emanuel Navarrete and Jeo Santisima go toe-to-toe within the WBO Tremendous-Bantamweight division after super-welterweight teenager Sebastian Fundora faces Daniel Lewis.
As the previous IBF world champion, Martin is searching for a route again to the highest having misplaced his belt to Anthony Joshua in 2016.
The fights presently confirmed are:
- Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury (WBC heavyweight world title)
- Charles Martin vs Gerald Washington (IBF heavyweight title)
- Emanuel Navarrete vs Jeo Santisima (WBO world tremendous bantamweight title)
- Sebastian Fundora vs Daniel Lewis (tremendous welterweight)
What are the struggle odds?
AS was the case within the first struggle, there can be loads of money using on the result.
The bookies battle to separate this pair and the chances are extremely shut as Wilder and Fury embark on their respective camps.
At the moment you may get evens on Wilder defending his crown, with the Gypsy King the odds-on favourites at 10/11.
When you fancy a draw – after which maybe a trilogy – that’s priced up at a whopping 18/1.
Right here’s some chosen bets forward of struggle evening:
- Deontay Wilder to win – 1/1
- Tyson Fury to win – 10/11
- Struggle to be a draw – 18/1
- Wilder to win by KO – 11/8
- Wilder to win by resolution – 8/1
- Fury to win by KO – 5/1
- Fury to win by resolution – 3/2
*Odds from Ladbrokes and proper as of February 14, 2020