It will be the most awaited face-off between Wilder vs Fury Rematch and each will be trying to settle some scores.
Its been over a year since their last meeting, which was a draw and marred with controversy in December 2018. It is already confirmed that it will be a rematch between The Bronze Bomber as Deontay is called and the Gypsy king Tyson Fury. The match is also considered as the biggest heavyweight fight of the generation.
Wilder who is the undefeated champion of the WBC, will defend his belt for the 11th time. Meanwhile, Fury who is also the Lineal champion will be full of confidence going into this much-awaited rematch. It was an all-time classic match when both Wilder and Fury faced each other for the first time. In his come back match after a three-year hiatus Fury was battling health issues, he impressed the Los Angeles crowd. He won many rounds.
But, Wilder, who is known for knocking all the opponents he has fought against, knocked Fury down in round 9, and also, he unleashed a thunderous one in round 12, which Fury unbelievably got up from.
Even after the knockdowns, a lot of people thought that Fury was a deserving winner of the first fight. But because of some doubtful judging as Wilder had home advantage, he was declared the winner.
Two titles the WBC and the Ring Magazine are up for grabs for the rematch, along with the Lineal title of Fury; this fight is largely considered as a clash between two of the best heavyweight fighters in the world. In spite of Anthony Joshua regaining his titles against an overheavy and a less prepared Andy Ruiz in the month of December last year.
What is the date of the Wilder v Fury 2 rematch?
The Wilder vs. Fury 2 rematch will be held on Saturday the 22nd of February, 2020.
What venue has been decided for the Wilder v Fury 2 rematch?
The venue has been decided as the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada.
The first fight was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, but there were not a lot of buyers and most of the 21,000-seater stadium was empty.
For some time, Las Vegas has been the confirmed venue for the rematch, but there was some anxiety about the precise option of the venue.
Finally, the MGM Grand was selected, where the Garden Arena can accommodate about 17,000 spectators, and Fury fought his first-ever match in Vegas in June when he faced Tom Schwartz.
Wilder has appeared there two times earlier, first when he faced Ortiz and the second time was when he was crowned world champion for the first time after defeating Bermane Stiverne.
What is the undercard for Wilder v Fury 2?
There is still some time left for the important fight still, there is no confirmation of fighters for the undercard so far.
Deontay Wilder(US)(42-0-1) Vs. Tyson Fury(GB)(29-0-1)
Boxing | 12 x 3
Amir Imam(US)(22-2-0) Vs.Javier Molina(US)(21-2-0)
Boxing | 10 x 3
Dark on light
Gabriel Flores Jr(US)(16-0-0) Vs.Matt Conway(US)(17-1-0)
Boxing | 8 x 3
Dark on light 67×67
Jerwin Ancajas(PH)(32-1-2) Vs.J. Rodriguez(Mx)(21-1-0)
Title belt 115
Boxing | 12 x 3