Became known the financial details of the upcoming rematch between WBC champion in the heavyweight by DevTeam Wilder and former world champion Tyson fury
At this point the boxers are in talks regarding the re-organization of the battle, and it is expected that soon the fight will be announced officially.
According to Daily Mail, Tyson fury will work for future rematch with DevTeam Wilder the biggest purse in his career.
Earlier, the world Boxing Council (WBC) has decided in what proportions the proceeds will be distributed from the battle funds. So, it was decided that the us champion should get 60% of the total, and British, respectively 40%.
According to the source, the organizers of the upcoming match expect to earn about $ 65 million. Thus, Tyson fury in a rematch with DevTeam Wilder should get a record in his career amount – at least $ 25 million.
Note that in the first fight with Wilder British boxer earned $ 9 million donated to charity.
Earlier it was reported that the rematch between DevTeam Wilder and Tyson fury to take place in the U.S. next spring.
As BoxingScene says that the forthcoming battle of the Wilder – fury could take place on April 27 or may 18, 2019.
The venue for the second fight between Wilder and fury, the organizers chose the Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn (new York). Thus, according to the source, the fallback also seen the MGM Grand arena in Las Vegas.
Recall, the battle of the Wilder — fury took place on 1 December in Los Angeles at the arena, the Staples Center. At the end of 12 rounds the judges ‘ split decision was a draw, and the American retained his championship belt by the WBC.
The score was 115:111 (Wilder), 114:110 (fury) and 114:114 (tie). While the British boxer has twice been knocked down.
After the fight, Wilder said that he considers himself the winner and called fury for revenge.
“Undoubtedly, with the two knockdowns I won the fight. I don’t think he controlled the fight. He didn’t hurt me. I was too indecisive. Too often threw forward his right hand too, and forced their shots. I don’t know if a second fight, but I would like it. We have to do it again.”
In turn, fury said that despite the decision of the judges the winner is he.
“I’m in a foreign land and was twice knocked down, but I still think that won the fight. I showed complete professionalism. Thank you for the opportunity, Deontay. God bless you. Gypsy king is back. I’m a professional athlete who loves to fight. He’s a terrible fighter. The world knows the truth. Thank you to every fan around the world. Wilder is the second force in the heavyweight division after me. We are two of the strongest heavyweight. There is another heavyweight, but he’s a chicken. Anthony Joshua, where are you?”.
Later the world Boxing Council (WBC) sanctioned the holding of a rematch between Wilder and fury, as reported by the organization’s President Mauricio Sulaiman.
“The WBC Board of governors unanimously adopted the decision authorizing the re-match between Wilder and fury. Their first fight was one of the best in hevewae for the last time. So I want to please all fans of Boxing news on the re-fight.”
Recall that fury also challenged the owner of the belts in the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.