British heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury and US star Deontay Wilder have agreed to the conditions for a much-awaited rematch. According to Promoter Bob Arum, they will also sign an agreement for the third fight.
To BT Sport as reported by Reuters , Arum explained, the second duel of the boxer duel was held in Las Vegas, USA, on February 22, 2020.
Fury-Wilder first clashed at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, on December 1, 2018. Wilder vs. Fury’s fight ended in a draw, even though Fury kissed the canvas in the ninth and 12th rounds. Three judges gave a rating of 115-111 for Wilder, 114-110 for Fury, and the score was 113-133. With that result, the WBC heavyweight title still belongs to Wilder.
Every boxer in the February 2020 match will get 50% paid. Whereas the champion for the third meeting gets 60% and losers 40%.
Before the duel, Fury, 31, will face Otto Wallin on Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Fury surprised boxing fans in 2015 when he defeated Wladimir Klitschko for the race for the IBF, WBA and WBO championship belts. However, he later struggled with his mental health, drinking and using drugs, which hampered his career