Find out what time the Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury trilogy will take place Saturday night.
Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will finally settle the score in their long-awaited heavyweight championship scrap. The two men were supposed to meet in July but the bout was cancelled two weeks prior due to a positive COVID-19 test for Fury.
Fury and Wilder have met twice before, as the first bout ended in a draw before the second fight saw Fury dominate Wilder en route to a TKO stoppage victory in Feb. 2020.
Over a year later, boxing’s heavyweight division takes center stage, as both men will be the talk of the sports world come Saturday night during the first full weekend in October. The bout should begin a little after 10:30 p.m. ET, but depending on broadcast transitions and how long the undercard portion goes until, it could be earlier or later. Therefore, it’s best to plan accordingly so that fans don’t miss any action.
How did Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury cross paths?
Both men have been at the top of the sport for a long time. Wilder is 42-1-1 with 41 KO’s to his name. He became heavyweight champion in 2015 and has enjoyed great success since that point. He has defeated the likes of Eric Molina and Luis Ortiz during his reign, but still has yet to dethrone his arch-rival in Fury.
As for Fury, he has reinvigorated himself as one of the sport’s pound-for-pound best. He battled mental health and drug addiction just four years ago before finally moving his life in the right direction. Outside of beating Wilder, Fury has also defeated the likes of Tom Schwartz, Otto Wallin, and Wladimir Klitschko, to name a few.
Something has to give come Saturday night in Las Vegas, but who will walk away victorious? Only time will tell.