Wilder vs Fury II

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  • Wilder vs Fury
  • 42-0-1 29-0-1
  • TKO 7 TKO 7
  • Saturday 22nd February 2020
  • MGM Grand, Las Vegas, USA
  • WBC World Heavyweight Championship
  • The Ring Heavyweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Heavyweight
  • Tape
  • 34 age 31
  • 6' 7" / 201cm height 6' 9" / 206cm
  • 83.1" / 211cm reach 85" / 216cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • KO KO SD TKO KO < form UD TKO SD PTS RTD <
  • 42 wins 29
  • 41 by ko 20
  • 98% Ko% 69%
  • 0 Losses 0
  • 1 draws 1
  • 2008 Debut 2008
  • tape rankings @ Heavyweight
  • WBA
  • WBC 1
  • WBO
  • IBF

Wilder vs Fury II Info

Tyson Fury beat Deontay Wilder by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 22nd February 2020 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The fight took place over rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

This contest was for the unified heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBC & The Ring belts on the line.

Wilder vs Fury II stats

Deontay Wilder stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 42 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 41 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Tyson Fury made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 29 wins and 1 draw, with 20 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Wilder had a large advantage in power over Fury, boosting at 98% knock out percentage over Fury's 69%.

Deontay Wilder was the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.

Fury had a height advantage of 2 inches over Wilder. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Deontay Wilder & Tyson Fury fought out of an orthodox stance.

Wilder's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Fury's, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 21 days earlier than Fury, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 150 to Fury's 193.

Tyson Fury was ranked number 1 by the WBC in the heavyweight division.

Wilder vs Fury II form

Deontay Wilder had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Luis Ortiz on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Dominic Breazeale on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Tyson Fury on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Before that, he had won against Luis Ortiz on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

He had beat Bermane Stiverne on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Fury remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Otto Wallin on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Tom Schwarz on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Deontay Wilder on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Before that, he had won against Francesco Pianeta on 18th August 2018 by points in the 10th round at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

He had defeated Sefer Seferi on 9th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Tyson Fury had been fighting more than Deontay Wilder.

Going to this contest, Deontay Wilder had last fought 1 year 1 month and 24 days ago, while Tyson Fury's last outing had been 1 year 4 months and 2 days ago.

Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

Fury's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 3 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.

What time did Wilder vs Fury II start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:30 pm EST / 8:30 pm PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:30 am GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Wilder vs Fury II?

Wilder vs Fury II was broadcast on ESPN PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BT Sport Box Office.

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