After much speculation Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3 fight is set to take place on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at the T-Mobile Arena Las Vegas. The fight was primarily scheduled on July 24, 2021 but it was canceled as Fury was covid positive during that time.
However, Fury was discussing a fight against Anthony Joshua, which was then stopped as Wilder vs Fury contract had a rematch clause to meet for the third time. As a result, they might fight later and currently Fury has no choice except fighting Wilder. They will meet for WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles. Tyson Fury is currently holding these titles, so he will defend these titles in their third meeting.
Fury vs Wilder 3 fight may not attract huge viewers like their last fight but a big amount of purse is available on the table.
So, how much will Fury earn? Let’s break it down.
How much Tyson Fury will Earn against Deontay Wilder?
As per the reports Fury is expected to earn a guaranteed $25 million or £18 million from Saturday’s fight. However, the Nevada Athletic Commission will disclose the exact amount after the fight. But, the base purse for Tyson Fury is $6 million or £4.4 million. The PPV share will be added later. In the case of PPV share Fury will take 60% or the PPV sales. So, the final earning for Fury can be around $25 million or more than that.
Tyson Fury Career Earnings
As of April 2020, Fury has a total net worth of $57 million, which will surely increase after the third fight against Wilder. He is a two time heavyweight boxing world champion. So far, Fury appeared in 31 boxing fights and never lost any of the bouts. But he has a draw in his record which was against Wilder in 2018. Later he knocked out Wilder in a rematch in 2020 and earned roughly $26 million.
Further, the Gypsy King also did a multi-million dollar contract for the appearance in 2020’s WWE event in Saudi Arabia. Although that event generated enough controversy, Fury earned millions.
Tyson Fury’s main source of income is boxing, but he also has earnings from endorsements. His earnings from endorsements are $7 million reportedly. Further, Fury also earned a huge sum of money from his autobiography, “Behind The Mask,” which was published in 2019 and sold more than 200,000 copies.
Following are the Deontay Wilder salaries and payouts from last 10 fights.
|2020||Deontay Wilder||£7 million||60 percent|
|2019||Otto Wallin||£10 million||50 percent|
|2019||Tom Schwarz||£7 million||60 percent|
|2018||Deontay Wilder||$3 million||50 percent|
|2018||Chris Arreola||$2.5 million||N/A|
|2018||Sefer Seferi||$2 million||N/A|
|2015||Christian Hammer||$5 million||N/A|
|2015||Wladimir Klitschko||$5 million||50 percent|
|2014||Dereck Chisora||$12 million||60 percent|