Tyson Fury (30-0-1) will face Deontay Wilder (42-1-1) for the WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles on Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada. The fight will air through a joint pay-per-view with ESPN and Fox.
Fury, who is ranked No. 1 heavyweight by ESPN, is making his first defense of his titles against Wilder, whom he defeated by knockout in the seventh round in February 2020. It was their second fight between them, as they tied. in a fight in December 2018.
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Before this fight, Fury promised to “smash Wilder to pieces” and called it a “make or break” fight for Wilder.
“I’m going to go with all guns on fire, full attack, all infantry, straight out the door from round one until this is done,” Fury said. “Either it will be me or Wilder.”
This fight is expected to set the score between Fury and Wilder and set up a possible unification bout with Oleksandr Usyk, who defeated Anthony Joshua to win the WBA (super), IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles on May 25. September, or Joshua. That fight could take place in late 2022 or early 2023 after Usyk’s win.
Here’s everything you need to know about Fury vs. Wilder, including start time, schedule, and how to watch.
Price of Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder PPV
- ESPN / Fox Pay-Per-View Price: $ 79.99
- BT Sport Box (UK): £ 24.95
- BT Sport Box (Ireland): € 29.99
Fury vs. Wilder 3 will cost $ 79.99 in a joint presentation of ESPN and FOX Sports. Viewers in the UK can also watch the fight on BT Sport Box for £ 24.95, while viewers in Ireland can watch that station for € 29.99.
What time does Fury vs. Wilder?
- Date: Saturday October 9
- Event Start: 7 pm ET | 4 pm Pacific Time
- Main PPV card: 9 pm ET | 6 p.m. Pacific Time
- PPV Main Event: 11 pm ET | 9 p.m. Pacific Time (approx.)
Fury vs. Wilder 3 will take place on Saturday, October 9 at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, and coverage will begin with a pre-show at 7 p.m. ET followed by the undercard at 7:30 p.m. ET. The main pay-per-view card is scheduled to begin at 9pm ET. Expect Fury and Wilder to do their walks around the ring for the main event between 11pm and midnight.
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Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.