It has been announced today that UK bookmaker; Betfred, which operates over 1,600 sports betting shops throughout the United Kingdom, has become the official sponsors of the biggest boxing fight of 2020; Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury II.
Following a split decision in their first clash in 2018, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury are going glove to glove on Saturday 22nd February 2020 in a rematch bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
The MGM Grand Garden Arena is a 17,000-seat multi-purpose arena located within the MGM Grand Las Vegas on the Las Vegas Strip.
Fred Done, a British billionaire businessman and the co-owner of Betfred with his brother Peter Done commented on the announcement:
“I’m delighted to be a sponsor of the most anticipated fight of the year and if Wilder v Fury II is anything like the first fight we are in for a superb night.”
The fight is marketed as ‘Unfinished Business’ between undefeated and reigning WBC champion Deontay Wilder and undefeated former unified WBA champion Tyson Fury.
Chairman of Top Rank and President of TGB Promotions said:
“We’re happy to have Betfred as an official sponsor for the highly anticipated Wilder vs. Fury II rematch on February 22. This is a 50-50 fight for the heavyweight championship of the world and we’re sure that fans all around the globe will be watching to see all of the drama unfold.”
In the UK and Ireland, the fight will be broadcast live on BT Sport Box Office.