Former heavyweight world champion – Tyson Fury, has signed a fight deal with a United States television network worth a reported £80m.
The deal is going to cover Fury’s next five fights. It will see him broadcast on ESPN in the US while remaining on BT Sport in the UK.
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Promoter Frank Warren said the deal was “something special”.
This makes a fight with WBC world champion Deontay Wilder “more makeable”. First match between the giants ended in draw.