The stage is set at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for the second instalment of Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury. Wilder’s WBC heavyweight title will be on the line once again after fighting to a split-decision draw in December 2018.
Both fighters have weighed in heavier from their first bout in Los Angeles.
Fury, who tipped the scales at 273lbs, will have a 42lb advantage on Wilder, who weighed in at 231lbs.
What has been said?
Fury: “I’ve been training very, very hard for the last eight weeks in Las Vegas, and I was training four or five weeks before that back in the UK.
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“I’ve never, ever, ever been as focused or as ready for one fight as I am for this fight.
“I have pulled out all the stops that anyone could ever pull out for a training camp. I’ve not left anything unturned. Every butt has been kicked.
“We are going to see the best Tyson Fury that Tyson Fury can be.”
Wilder: “This is unfinished business. I’m picking up where I left off at.
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“I knocked him out the first time, I didn’t get it, but I’m going to knock him out this time again and this time he’s not getting up, that’s for sure. I promise you that. So I’m looking forward to it.
“This is an electrifying fight, I’m looking for electrifying energy come February 22 in the arena at MGM Grand.“
What time does Fury vs Wilder 2 start in the UK?
The fight takes place in the early hours of Sunday morning in the UK.
Fury vs Wilder is expected to get underway around 5am GMT.
Live coverage will be shown on BT Sport Box Office and booking costs £24.95.
Fury vs Wilder 2 undercard
Charles Martin vs Gerald Washington (Heavyweight)
Emanuel Navarrete vs Jeo Santisima (Super-Bantamweight)
Sebastian Fundora vs Daniel Lewis (Super-Welterweight)
Subriel Matias vs Petros Ananyan (Super-Lightweight)
Amir Imam vs Javier Molina (Super-Lightweight)
Rolando Romero vs Arturs Ahmetovs (Lightweight)
Gabriel Flores Jr vs Matt Conway (Lightweight)
Vito Mielnicki Jr vs Corey Champion (Welterweight)
Isaac Lowe vs Alberto Guevara (Featherweight)
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