Tonight, the lineal champion Tyson Fury and WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will settle what they were unable to settle the first time around in the ring for millions to watch. The bout will take place at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The first Wilder vs. Fury match took place back in December 2018 and went 12 rounds, with the final ruling being a split-decision draw. This is one of the best heavyweight fights that has taken place in years, and we expect tonights will be no different. During the figut, Wilder dropped Fury down to the mat twice, but the "Gypsy King" got back up both times and finished out the rounds.
Since their first meeting, both fighters have won two fights each. Wilder defeated Dominic Breazeale by first-round KO in May and then six months later "The Bronze Bomber" stopped Luis Ortiz during round seven of their 2018 rematch. Fury meanwhile defeated Tom Schwarz in just two rounds in June and then he triumphed over Otto Wallin with a unanimous decision victory in September. However, during that fight, Fury suffered a cut in his right eyelid during the third round which required 47 stitches and how this wound healed will be a key factor in Saturday's big rematch.
There has been some tension bubbling up ahead of the fight for some time now. During the last press conference before the fight, the two got into a bit of a shoving match and some words were exchanged. Regardless of who you are rooting for tonight, this is sure to be a fight for the books. You won't want to miss any of the action, so we've detailed below how you can tune in live tonight.
When does the Wilder vs. Fury 2 fight start?
The fight that everyone is looking forward to is finally here. The big rematch takes place tonight, Saturday February 22 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. All of the action is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. Eastern, and the headline fight will likely be closer to 9 p.m. This timeline can vary depending how long some of the other fights take to finish up.
How to live stream the Wilder vs. Fury 2 online from anywhere
If you're trying to watch Wilder vs. Fury 2 from the U.S., UK or Canada, it may not be as hard to tune in as you'd expect. However, if you happen to be aboard this weekend and want to watch the big fight live, then you might be disappointed to find that your regular coverage is geo-blocked when you try to stream online. This is where using a VPN (Virtual Private Network) can really help. It allows you to easily connect to a server in a different location so that you can pretend like you are there and access the coverage.
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Live stream the Wilder vs. Fury 2 fight in the U.S. with ESPN+
The event costs $79.99 and is available via lots of cable providers, but it's also easy to figure out how to stream it if you've already cut the cord. The easiest way is to purchase the ESPN+ bundle. It's $5 more for this option, but comes with a full month of access to ESPN+ so you can watch other fights and sporting events with ease.
You can also watch it on the Fox Sports app if you prefer.
Our pals at Android Central have more details on how to watch the big rematch as well.
The only way to stream the fight is with an ESPN+ subscription. You'll also need to purchase either the single fight or a bundle to watch it online.
How to Watch Wilder vs. Fury 2 in the UK
In the UK, you'll need to watch on BT Sport Box Office where it wil be available for £24.95. Since this is the only place to watch it, that means that you can buy the fight on either BT TV, Sky TV or on Virgin Media and watch it anywhere in the country. You will also be able to watch this fight using the BT Sport Box Office app on Android and iOS or on the web by using the service's online player.
Coverage of the undercard matches is set to begin at 2 a.m. GMT. This means that the Bronze Bomber and Gypsy King are expected to start their ring walk a few hours later at 5 a.m. GMT before the main event. It's an early one, but you'll want to set an alarm so you don't miss any of the action.
Wilder vs. Fury 2: The full fight card details
The big fight that everyone will be talking about tonight is the Fury vs. Wilder rematch, but there are a bunch of other great fights that will take place as well. The full undercard and main card lineup includes:
- Subriel Matias vs. Petros Ananyan (Super-Lightweight)
- Amir Imam vs. Javier Molina (Super-Lightweight)
- Rolando Romero vs. Arturs Ahmetovs (Lightweight)
- Gabriel Flores Jr vs. Matt Conway (Lightweight)
- Vito Mielnicki Jr vs. Corey Champion (Welterweight)
- Isaac Lowe vs. Alberto Guevara (Featherweight)
- Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury – (Heavyweight)
- Charles Martin vs. Gerald Washington (Heavyweight)
- Emanuel Navarrete vs. Jeo Santisima (Super-Bantamweight)
- Sebastian Fundora vs. Daniel Lewis (Super-Welterweight)
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