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 be broadcasted via a joint pay-per-view with ESPN and Fox.
Fury, who is ranked as the No. 1 heavyweight by ESPN, is making his first defense of his titles against Wilder, who he defeated via a seventh-round knockout in February 2020. It was their second fight against each other, as they drew in a bout in December 2018.
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Ahead of this fight, Fury vowed to “smash Wilder to bits” and called it a “make-or-break” bout for Wilder.
“I’m going to go all guns blazing, full out attack, all infantry, straight out the door from round one until I finish this,” Fury said. “It’s either going to be me, or Wilder.”
This bout is expected to settle the score between Fury and Wilder and set up a potential unification fight with Oleksandr Usyk, who defeated Anthony Joshua to win the WBA (super), IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles on Sept. 25, or Joshua. That fight could take place in late 2022 or early 2023 after Usyk’s victory.
Here’s everything you need to know about Fury vs. Wilder, including the start time, schedule and how to watch.
Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder PPV price
- ESPN/Fox pay-per-view price: $79.99
- BT Sport Box (United Kingdom): £24.95
- BT Sport Box (Ireland): €29.99
Fury vs. Wilder 3 will cost $79.99 on a joint presentation from ESPN and FOX Sports. Viewers in the United Kingdom can also watch the fight on BT Sport Box for £24.95, while viewers in Ireland can watch on that station for €29.99.
What time does Fury vs. Wilder start?
- Date: Saturday, Oct. 9
- Event start: 7 p.m. ET | 4 p.m. PT
- PPV main card: 9 p.m. ET | 6 p.m. PT
- PPV main event: 11 p.m. ET | 9 p.m. PT (approx.)
Fury vs. Wilder 3 will take place on Saturday, Oct. 9, at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, with coverage beginning with a preshow at 7 p.m. ET followed by the undercard at 7:30 p.m. ET. The pay-per-view main card is set to begin at 9 p.m. ET. Expect Fury and Wilder to make their ring walks for the main event between 11 p.m. and midnight.
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Fury vs. Wilder fight card
- Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder for Fury’s WBC and lineal Heavyweight titles
- Efe Ajagba vs. Frank Sanchez; 10 rounds, Heavyweight
- Robert Helenius vs. Adam Kownacki; 12 rounds, Heavyweight
- Jared Anderson vs. Vladimir Tereshkin; 8 rounds, Heavyweight
- Edgar Berlanga vs. Marcelo Esteban Coceres, 10 rounds, super middleweight
- Julian Williams vs. Vladimir Hernandez, 10 rounds, junior middleweight
- Robeisy Ramirez vs. Orlando Gonzalez, 10 rounds, featherweight
- Viktor Faust vs. Mike Marshall, 8 rounds, heavyweight
- Bruce Carrington vs. Cesar Cantu, 4 rounds, featherweight
- Elvis Rodriguez vs. Victor Vazquez, 8 rounds, junior welterweight