Tyson Fury Signs A New Mega TV Deal
Heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury, and the lineal heavyweight champion of the world, has signed a co-promotional deal with Top Rank,
And of course, this actually means that future fights of his will air on ESPN networks in the United States.
However, Wilder and Fury remain in talks over a rematch following their epic fight in December though discussions could now be difficult since the new details.
And now, Despite Fury’s new television contract, promoter Frank Warren still wants to match him up against the WBC heavyweight world champion.
Actually, “Tyson wants it, we all want it, and now we’ve got to make it happen. It’s a different situation now
“I thought it was a great move, coming into America. It was no secret that I wanted to fight in America than now on” Fury told Max Kellerman.
“What better station to pick than the biggest station in the U.S., with the most exposure I believe I’ll get the biggest and best fights available.”
The three main players in the heavyweight picture are associated with different television stations.
Therefore, You have Fury who is with BT Sport/ESPN, Anthony Joshua who is contracted to Sky Sports/DAZN and Deotany Wilder who is aligned to Showtime/FOX.
So the Negotiations have proved to be very difficult as it is, yet it’s set to be a lot trickier with all the various networks involved.
It’s pretty clear that Showtime’s not the only game in town, it’s changed dramatically and it’s up to us now to sit down and get it over the line,” he said.
And Tyson Fury’s delighted to have struck a deal with ESPN and BT Sports. “ESPN is the biggest sporting network in the world, combined with BT Sports
Obviously, So I’ll have dual viewers from America and the UK and it gives me an opportunity to be shown to the most people, and be in the position not to be an opponent.