talkSPORT will be broadcasting Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder’s rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday 22 February.
The start time is expected to be around 4am UK time, but talkSPORT will be making a night of it for boxing fans across the UK, with nine hours of uninterrupted coverage from 10pm to 7am.
It’ll include the build-up, live action and post-fight analysis with the station’s boxing team of former British cruiserweight Glenn McCrory, Fight Night presenter Adam Catterall and talkSPORT’s Dom McGuinness.
The build up to the fight will be branded Heavyweight Week, followed by Heavyweight Weekend. This will include talkSPORT’s Fight Night podcast previewing all the action and analysing every punch in the ring with various guests. ‘Fight Night: Fury Week’ the podcast will be going daily 17 – 23 February.
The station is also partnering with Eastenders’ Jake Wood and Spencer Oliver for a special radio version of their popular boxing podcast to air on the night, with expert analysis from The Sun’s boxing correspondent Colin Hart throughout Heavyweight week, counting down his all-time Heavyweight bouts.
There’ll also be bespoke boxing content across talkSPORT, talkSPORT 2 and their social media platforms in the lead up to the fight.
Tyson Fury said: “There’s no more ducking and diving – the ‘Bomb Squad’ is about to be securely detonated and the real champion crowned as the world watches on for the most anticipated fight in years. This is unfinished business for me, but come February 22, this dosser will finally get what’s coming to him, and I can’t wait!”
Promoter Frank Warren said: “Fans across the world will be tuning in for this unmissable boxing action on talkSPORT in the biggest clash of the year so far. These two towering boxers will leave nothing in the ring – It’s unfinished business.”
🚨 ANNOUNCEMENT 🚨
talkSPORT has won the radio rights to broadcast #WilderFury2 on Feb 22nd!
✅ 9 hours of fight coverage
✅ Live on location commentary
✅ The biggest undercard fights
✅ The full fight live and free
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) February 12, 2020