Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury are set to throw down again this evening in Las Vegas for the WBC, Ring, and Lineal heavyweight titles.
‘The Gypsy King‘ and ‘The Bronze Bomber’ first met in December of 2018. On that night, Fury seemed to win the majority of the rounds, but Wilder scored a devastating 12th-round knockout that looked like it spelled the end for Fury. Miraculously, the British standout was able to recover and the bout was ruled a draw.
Both Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will be paid handsomely no matter what happens the evening. The Athletic is reporting that both heavyweights are guaranteed a minimum of $28 million for tonight’s rematch.
‘The Gypsy King’ has come in much heavier for this second bout with Wilder, tipping the scales at a whopping 273lbs.
As for ‘The Bronze Bomber’, Wilder weighed in at 231lbs for tonight’s contest.
Get all of tonight’s Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury 2 Live Results and Highlights below:
Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury – Fury def. Wilder via TKO in Round 7
Charles Martin vs. Gerald Washington – Martin def. Washington via KO
In case you were wondering why Charles Martin and Gerald Washington were co-headliners. Martin, now (28-2 with 25 KO’s), will be mandatory to Anthony Joshua’s IBF strap. #WilderFury2 #boxing pic.twitter.com/9FxAzVsAET
— Dylan Stewart (@dylanxstewart) February 23, 2020
Emanuel Navarrete vs. Jeo Tupas Santisima for WBO Jr. Featherweight Title
Sebastian Fundora vs. Daniel Lewis – Fundora def. Lewis by unanimous decision (97-93, 98-92, 99-91)
- Subriel Matias vs. Petros Ananyan – Ananya def. Matias (95-94, 95-94, 96-93)
- Amir Imam vs. Javier Molina; Welterweight
Who are you picking to win tonight’s highly anticipated heavyweight rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury? Sound off in the comments section PENN Nation!
This article first appeared on BJPENN.com February 22, 2020
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