When is Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 3? New date, time, location set after COVID postponed fight
Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will settle the score once and for all when they meet Oct. 9 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for Fury’s WBC and lineal heavyweight titles.
The third fight in the trilogy was originally set for July 24, but Fury tested positive for COVID and the fight was rescheduled for the new date in October.
Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) enters third fight coming off of an impressive seventh-round TKO of Wilder (42-1-1, 41 KOs) last February in a highly anticipated heavyweight clash. Fury dominated the fight from start to finish as he handed Wilder the first loss of his professional career in dominant fashion. The COVID pandemic disrupted plans of a rematch that summer and preliminary talks of an undisputed heavyweight title showdown between Fury and the IBF, WBA (Super) and WBO champion Anthony Joshua began to take shape.
It appeared that the fight was heading for a late 2021 date but an arbitration judge ruled in favor of Wilder, ordering a third fight between Fury and Wilder to take place no later than September 24. Fury’s positive COVID test pushed the fight back to October and the two heavyweights will square off 20 months after Fury stopped Wilder.
“I wanted nothing more than to smash the ‘Big Dosser’ on July 24, but I guess the beating will have to wait,” Fury said. “Make no mistake, I will be back and better than ever. We will fight Oct. 9, and I will knock him spark out!”
With Wilder behind in the series at 0-1-1, he’ll get an opportunity to tie things up should he emerge victorious.
“This is what we went to arbitration for,” said Shelly Finkel, Wilder’s manager. “He just wanted what was owed to him. He remains ready to reclaim his world title on Oct. 9.’’
Here’s a complete guide to Fury vs. Wilder 3, including the start time, fight card, PPV price, updated betting odds and more.
When is Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 3?
- Date: Saturday, Oct. 9
- Event start : 7 p.m. ET | 4 p.m. PT
- PPV main card: 9 p.m. ET | 6 p.m. PT
- PPV main event: 11 p.m. ET | 9 p.m. PT (approx.)
Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 3 will take place Saturday, October 9, with coverage beginning with a preshow at 7 p.m. ET followed by the undercard at 7:30 p.m. ET. The pay-per-view main card is set to begin at 9 p.m. ET. Expect Fury and Wilder to make their ring walks for the main event between 11 p.m. and midnight.
How to watch, live stream Fury vs. Wilder 3
- TV channel: ESPN, Fox Sports 1
- Live stream (PPV): ESPN+, Fox Sports app
The pre-show and preliminary bouts are available on ESPN News and Fox Sports 1. At 8 p.m. ET, the undercard continues on ESPN and FS1.
The Fury vs. Wilder 3 main card is an ESPN+/Fox joint pay-per-view. It can be live-streamed through the Fox Sports app and ESPN+.
Fury vs. Wilder 3 PPV price: How much does the card cost?
The Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 3 fight costs $79.99 on pay-per-view.
The main card is also available for purchase via most major cable and satellite providers.
Where is Fury vs. Wilder 3 taking place?
- Location: T-Mobile Arena
Fury vs. Wilder 3 will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Wilder returns to the “Fight Capital of the World” for the sixth time. The rematch will be Fury’s fourth consecutive fight in the gambling Mecca.
Fury vs. Wilder 3 betting odds
Fanduel currently lists Fury as a significant favor at -350, which means you would need to wager $350 to earn a $100 profit if Fury wins. Wilder opened up as an underdog for the first time in his professional boxing career at +250. A $100 bet would earn a $250 profit if Wilder picks up the victory.
Deontay Wilder record and bio
- Name: Deontay Wilder
- Nationality: American
- Born: Oct. 22, 1985
- Height: 6-7
- Reach: 83 inches
- Total fights: 44
- Record: 42-1-1 with 41 knockouts
Tyson Fury record and bio
- Name: Tyson Fury
- Nationality: British
- Born: Aug. 12, 1988
- Height: 6-9
- Reach: 85 inches
- Total fights: 31
- Record: 30-0-1 with 21 knockouts
Wilder vs. Fury 2 fight card
- Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder for Fury’s WBC and lineal Heavyweight titles
- Efe Ajagba vs. Frank Sanchez; Heavyweight
- Robert Helenius vs. Adam Kownacki; Heavyweight
- Jared Anderson vs. Vladimir Tereshkin; Heavyweight
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