Boxing’s biggest fight in years is set for Saturday night in Las Vegas. Heavyweights Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will have their rematch a little over a year from their first fight in December 2018, which was declared a split draw.
Wilder is defending the WBC heavyweight championship against lineal champion Fury. Both fighters remain undefeated in their careers.
Fury outboxed Wilder for most of their first fight, but was knocked down in the eighth round. Wilder was down on two scorecards heading into the 12th round and needed a knockout to win. He knocked Fury down for the count, but somehow Fury got back up to finish the round and earn the split draw.
Since then, both men have fought twice: Wilder had a first-round knockout of Dominic Breazeale in May and a seventh-round KO of Luis Ortiz, while Fury had a second-round TKO of Tom Schwarz in June, then defeated Otto Wallin via unanimous decision, even after a deep gash in his right eye made it questionable if he would be able to finish.
Both fighters weighed in significantly heavier for this fight, as part of each team’s strategy.
“You have the two — one of the two — best heavyweights in the world, and we’re putting it all on the line,” Wilder said at a Jan. 25 presser. “I don’t know if [Fury is] trying to throw people off the game, or come in and try to throw me off, but it’s exciting to hear and I’m looking forward to February 22nd,” he continued with a smirk.
Fury echoed his desire to win, stating “Whether I’m a great puncher or not, I don’t believe anybody else can match me with heart and determination. I’m going to put my iron will on Deontay Wilder.”
Here’s a complete guide to live-streaming Wilder vs. Fury 2, including the start time and how to purchase the pay-per-view.
Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury live stream
- Live stream (PPV): ESPN+, Fox Sports Go
- TV channel: ESPN, Fox Sports 1
ESPN and FS1 will broadcast the preshow, the preliminary bouts, and the undercard. You can watch the prelims on ESPN or Fox even if you don’t have cable, with streaming services like Sling TV, Fubo, Hulu, DirecTV offering live TV packages available for purchase.
Even if you sign up for one of the free trials listed below, keep in mind the main card is only on pay-per-view, which costs $79.99.
Sling TV: Sling has ESPN, ESPN 2, and ESPN 3 in their Orange ($25/mo) and Orange + Blue ($40/mo) bundles. Free 7-day trial.
Fubo: A 7-day free trial and $19.99 for the first month before jumping up to $44.99 a month. It includes a live feed of Fox Sports 1, which is showing the undercard. Free 7-day trial.
Hulu: Over 50 live channels at $39.99/month, including ESPN and Fox Sports 1. Free 7-day trial.
DirecTV: Over 65 live channels at $40/month. Free 7-day trial. Keep in mind you’ll need to purchase the pay-per-view separately to watch the main card.
YouTube TV: 50 channels for $35/month, including five ESPN channels. Free 7-day trial.
PlayStation Vue: All four bundles starting at $49.99 from PlayStation Vue feature ESPN, and ESPN 2. Free 5-day trial.
Main Card: You’ll need to purchase the PPV from ESPN+, Fox Sports Go or Sling TV. The PPV is $79.99.
What time is the Wilder vs. Fury 2 fight?
- Start time: 7 p.m. ET | 4 p.m. PT
- Main event: 11 p.m. ET | 9 p.m. PT (approx.)
Preshow beings at 7 p.m. ET, with the undercard at 7:30 p.m. ET. The pay-per-view main card is set to begin at 9 p.m. ET. Fury and Wilder will likely make their ring walks for the main event between 11 p.m. and midnight.
Wilder vs. Fury 2 PPV price: How much does the fight cost?
The Wilder vs. Fury 2 fight costs $79.99 on pay-per-view. The fight can be purchased through ESPN+, Fox Sports Go, or via most major cable and satellite providers.