THE WAIT is finally over! Tyson Fury takes on Deontay Wilder in their huge trilogy fight this weekend.
Neither man has been in the ring since their last outing in February 2020, when Fury stopped the Bronze Bomber in seven thrilling rounds.
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After Wilder's corner threw in the towel after a seven-round pummelling, the Bronze Bomber gave a whole host of excuses as to why he had lost.
One was that his ring-walk outfit was 'too heavy' and another was a ludicrous accusation that his coach Mark Breland had 'spiked his water'
Speaking to PBC, Wilder said: “All I gotta do is half of that. He ain’t good, all I gotta do is half of that. He ain’t what people think. He a f***ing cheater.
“I feel great. I have a great team, everybody’s just on one accord. And when you have a team that’s on one accord it’s like the instructions come even clearer.
"And it’s like how can you go wrong when you have so many guys on the same page and looking for perfection.
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“You’ll never be perfect but that don’t mean you can’t practice it and here we’re practising to make perfect so when I get in the ring won’t be no questions asked, won’t be going back to old habits and build right off what we’ve been working on in this camp.
“My hand will be raised high in the sky, and not because I whooped his ass in 12 rounds, but because I knocked him out.”
When is Fury vs Wilder 3?
- Mark your calendars, Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3 is taking place on the night of Saturday, October 9.
- The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will host the fight.
- Fury vs Wilder's ring walks are expected around 4am UK time. This is 8pm over in Vegas.
What TV channel and live stream is Fury vs Wilder 3 on?
Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3 will be broadcast live on BT Sport Box Office for those in the UK.
BT will begin their coverage of the event from midnight, and the PPV offering will set you back £24.95.
In the US, the card will be shown live on ESPN+ and Fox Sports PPV for $79.99.
How to purchase Fury vs Wilder 3
- BT TV, BT Sport on Sky or Sky customers who have previously watched BT Sport Box Office can pay using their remote control.
- Viewers wanting to watch the fight online should visit www.bt.com/sportboxoffice and follow instructions to subscribe and watch on the web or on the BT Sport Box Office App, and customers can watch on the big screen using Google Chromecast and Apple Airplay.
- Sky customers new to BT Sport Box Office can register and pay online at www.bt.com/sportboxoffice
- Virgin Media TV customers in the UK: customers with a TiVo and/or V6 set-top-box should visit the On-Demand section and choose Live Events; customers with a Virgin TV360 set-top-box should visit the Live Events section.
- Customers in the Republic of Ireland can purchase BT Sport Box Office via Sky at www.sky.com/boxoffice/btsport
- EE, Three, Vodafone and O2 customers watching online or via the BT Sport Box Office App can choose to add the payment to their mobile bill.
How can I listen to Fury vs Wilder 3?
talkSPORT will bring you live and exclusive radio commentary of Tyson Fury’s heavyweight trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder this Saturday night.
Download the talkSPORT app to listen.
What are the odds?
Unbeaten Fury goes into the fight as the favourite with odds of 1/3.
You can get 9/4 on dangerous Wilder to avenge his only loss.
And a draw – which was the result of their first fight remember – is currently set at 25/1.
(Odds via Betfair at the time of publication)
What is the undercard?
Robert Helenius vs Adam Kownacki is the co-main event before the headline act of Fury vs Wilder.
Finland's Helenius inflicted Kownacki's first defeat of his career in March 2020.
Helenius, 33, is known on these shores for his controversial split decision win over Derek Chisora in December 2011. He has also defeated Michael Sprott but lost to Dillian Whyte.
- Robert Helenius vs Adam Kownacki
- Efe Ajagba vs Frank Sanchez
- Robeisy Ramirez vs Orlando Gonzalez Ruiz
- Edgar Berlanga vs Marcelo Estaban Coceres
- Jared Anderson vs Vladimir Tereshkin
- Julian Williams vs Vladimir Hernandez
- Viktor Vykhryst vs Mike Marshall
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