Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder purse and prize money for rematch

Tyson Fury could earn more than £30million from his rematch with Deontay Wilder tonight.

The former heavyweight world champion has raked in the cash since signing a five-fight deal with ESPN last year.

Fury pocketed £30m from his wins over Tom Schwarz and Otto Wallin before signing to fight Wilder for a second time.

The 31-year-old earned around £7m from his first challenge for the American's world title in 2018.

But he is set to quadruple his earnings regardless of the result in Las Vegas.

Fury and Wilder have agreed to a 50/50 split for this fight when it comes to pay-per-view and ticket revenue.

The loser will have 30 days to trigger a rematch clause with the trilogy fight set to take place in June with the revenue split 60/40 in favour of the champion.


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Wilder, naturally, is confident he will finish the job he started in 2018 when he knocked Fury down twice before having to settle for a draw.

"This is unfinished business," he said. "I'm picking up where I left off. I knocked him out the first time. I didn't get (the victory), 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 on the night.

"The first fight was an amazing fight. It was a very controversial fight. We left people confused about what happened or who won. This is where we come and settle everything.

"This is judgment day. This is the moment where everyone will have a clear conscience about who actually won the first fight."

Fury echoes the sentiment in his own unique way.

He said: "The judging in the first fight is a massive reason behind me focusing on knocking Wilder out this time.
"It made me uncomfortable.

"But when we're taken out of our comfort zone and pressed and pressed and pressed, then we become better.

"So it was almost like a blessing in disguise that I didn't get the decision because I would have kept working on my boxing and just box, box, box, box.

"I believe I can outbox Deontay Wilder very, very comfortably, but the fact of the matter is I believe I outboxed him comfortably last time. But it's no good me believing it. The judges have to believe it, and to guarantee a victory, I've got to get a knockout because I don't want to leave anything unturned this time.

"I don't want another controversial decision. I don't want people to say, 'oh well he won' and 'no, he won' or whatever.

"I want it to be a defining win either way. I'm not a judge and these guys see what they see.

"That's their opinion. That's what they get paid to do, so yeah, but in order to guarantee a victory, I think you've got to take it out of anybody else's hands. My own destiny lies in my own two fists."

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