By Trevor McIntyre: As expected, the bag bid for the Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury re match was postponed yet again, as stated by ESPN due to the two sides being close to making a deal for a fight on April 27 or May 18 at New York. It was the next time the bag bid for the Wilder-Fury 2 fight has been postponed.
“Matters have gotten postponed a bit, however so much as I am aware that there are no problems,” said Finkel into ESPN.com.
There are no enormous fights that are certain to enter the way of the rematch to simply take away interest from the fight. WBA/WBC middle weight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez will be confronting IBF winner Daniel Jacobs on May 4 however that fight won’t. If that fight were PPV, it would likely hurt the PPV earnings for the Wilder vs. Fury re match, as Boxing buffs may be hesitant to dictate two PPV fights that close to one another. When the PPV battles are bunched together their cable bill increases somewhat.
Wilder and Fury are expected to make a great deal of money from their rematch. Past 12, their fight brought in 325,000 PPV buys on SHOWTIME. Even the rematch could bring in even more due to the fireworks within their previous fight. The fight sells it self. Fury can make near $25 million for the rematch. That’s about precisely exactly the same level Joshua will make for his title defense against Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller at June. It’s money for a challenger. It shows the amount of money can be produced out of U.S PPV earnings. Joshua is by using Matchroom Boxing, and his battles at the U.S will be shown on DAZN. In home in the United Kingdom, Joshua’s coNFLicts are offered on Sky Box Office. When and if Joshua faces Wilder, their fight will be shown on SHOWTIME PPV, and that’ll provide AJ a big bump in pay out of exactly what he’s been getting.