The time for speaking has come and gone. All the bluster within the construct up is over. It is time to commerce fists within the heart of the ring from the MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment in Las Vegas as WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder takes on lineal king Tyson Fury. The bout is a rematch of their 2018 prompt basic the place Wilder wanted a late 12th-round knockdown to seemingly win the combat, solely to see Fury make his solution to his ft and combat to the ultimate bell. The judges sitting ringside scored the bout a draw, leaving followers begging for extra.
Each fighters took on a pair of “keep busy” fights earlier than attending to this rematch on Saturday night time. Wilder took out Dominic Breazeale and Luis Ortiz with vicious knockouts whereas Fury obliterated Tom Schwarz earlier than needing to work again from a nasty minimize in opposition to Otto Wallin to earn a choice. Now, each shall be trying so as to add one other KO to their resumes.
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The loser of Saturday’s foremost occasion can have 30 days to activate a rematch clause and ask for a 60/40 break up of income within the winner’s course, in accordance with contract data for this combat. The winner might additionally look to attempt to attract unified champion Anthony Joshua for an opportunity to call the primary undisputed heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis in 2000.
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Under is all the knowledge it’s essential prepare for the historic battle in Las Vegas.
Date: Saturday, Feb. 22 | Time: 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT)
Location: MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment — Las Vegas
TV: ESPN+/FOX PPV | Worth: $79.99
Cable suppliers: Cox, DirecTV, Dish, Optimum, AT&T U-verse, Xfinity, Verizon Fios, Spectrum, Frontier, SuddenLink, Mediacom Xtream
Dwell stream: Fox Sports Go or ESPN+
Wilder vs. Fury combat card, outcomes
Deontay Wilder (c) vs. Tyson Fury, WBC heavyweight title
Charles Martin vs. Gerald Washington, heavyweights
Emanuel Navarrete (c) def. Jeo Santisima by way of 11th-round TKO — WBO tremendous bantamweight title
Sebastian Fundora def. Daniel Lewis by way of unanimous resolution (97-93, 98-92, 99-91)
Wilder vs. Fury combat information, data
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