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Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II Betting Tips - Fury vs Wilder rematch takes place in Las Vegas

Little separating Fury and Wilder in high profile heavyweight clash
Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Tyson Fury's rematch with WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder takes place in Las Vegas on 22 February. Wilder’s WBC and Ring Magazine belts are on the line as well as Fury’s Lineal status.

A Fury win would put British fighters in charge of the heavyweight division with Anthony Joshua holding the other three significant belts. No fighter has ever held all four major world titles in the heavyweight division.

Tyson Fury Stats


Nationality: England
Age: 31 (12 August 1988)
Professional record: 29-0-1 (20 KOs)
Height: 6ft 9in (206cm)
Reach: 85in (216cm)
Stance: Orthodox

Tyson Fury Form


Tyson Fury’s controversial draw against Deontay Wilder on 1 December 2018 ended in a controversial 12-round split decision draw in front of 17,698 spectators at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Fury spent most of the fight outboxing the American before Wilder landed a right-left combination that put Fury down in round 12. To everyone's surprise, Fury beat the count. 

After the fight Fury said, "The world knows I won the fight. I hope I did you all proud after nearly three years out of the ring. I showed good heart to get up. I came here tonight, and I fought my heart out."

The Gypsy King earned a five-fight contract with ESPN worth £80 million and returned to the ring on 15 June 2019. He took on undefeated WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight champion Tom Schwarz at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and won with a second round TKO.
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Fury’s next fight was in Las Vegas on 14 September 2019 against undefeated former WBA Continental heavyweight champion Otto Wallin. Fury suffered a serious cut above his right eye in the third round and a cut over his right eye in the fifth round but recovered to win by unanimous decision.

Fury called out Wilder for a rematch and got his wish, with a clause in the contract that guarantees the loser can request Fury vs Wilder III. Fury had an amicable split with trainer Ben Davison who had coached him since late 2017, teaming up with Javan "SugarHill" Steward.

Deontay Wilder Stats


Nationality: United States
Age: 34 (22 October 1985)
Professional record: 42-0-1 (41 KOs)
Height: 6ft 7in / 201cm
Reach: 83in (211 cm)
Stance: Orthodox

Deontay Wilder Form


Deontay Wilder and most people watching the fight couldn’t believe it when Tyson Fury got off the canvas in Round 12 of their fight in December 2018. It was also a surprise when judges awarded the fight a draw with most feeling Fury had done enough to win on points but Wilder retained his WBC title.

Wilder defended his WBC heavyweight title against Dominic Breazeale on May 18, 2019 and won with a first round knockout. The Bronze Bomber took on Luis Ortiz II in a rematch on November 23, 2019, winning in a seventh-round knockout to retain his WBC heavyweight title after being behind on the judges' scorecards.

There is some concern about a quick turnaround for Wilder as he hasn't competed so quickly after a fight since 2013.

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II Odds


Tyson Fury is the favourite at 1.91 but bookmakers have given little away with Deontay Wilder priced at 2.10. Another draw isn’t out of the equation which can be backed at 23.00 at betfair.

Betway are offering Tyson Fury to be Knocked Down at 1.85 which could be a popular pick given Fury was knocked down twice in their first bout.

If Wilder wins it will likely be via knockout, with Deontay Wilder to win by KO, TKO or Disqualification available at 2.40 at Unibet. Tyson Fury to win by Decision or Technical Decision is listed at 2.70 at Paddy Power. 

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II Match Up


This fight should be a similar affair to the first with Fury attempting to outbox Wilder and the American looking for a knockout. Fury largely stayed out of range in the first fight but went down in round nine and round 12, Fury beat the count both times.

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II Stats


  • Tyson Fury landed 84 of his 327 (26%) thrown punches against Deontay Wilder (Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder I).
  • Tyson Fury out-landed Deontay Wilder in 9 out of the 12 rounds (Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder I).
  • Deontay Wilder landed 71 punches of 430 (17%) thrown against Tyson Fury (Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder I).

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II FAQ

Where is Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II?

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II will happen at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

When is Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II?

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II is scheduled for 0500 GMT on 23 February 2020.

Who won the first Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder fight?

The first Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder fight ended in a draw.

Where can I watch the Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II Live Stream?

Check out live streaming calendar for the Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder II live stream.

Verdict

Anything could happen in this one but I feel it’s destiny for Tyson Fury to beat Deontay Wilder. A Fury win on points is the most likely method of victory for the Englishman but another draw can’t be ruled out.

Best Bet: Tyson Fury Win Win Market @1.90 at Ladbrokes - 3 Units
Value Bet: Fury Win by D or TD Method of Victory Market @2.70 at bet365 - 2 Units
Mega Bet: Draw Win Market @23.00 at betfair - 1 Unit

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