Tyson Fury is set to walk away from his third fight with Derek Chisora with a huge purse.
The ‘Gypsy King’ will be seeking to defend his WBC title, which he claimed in 2020 with victory over Deontay Wilder in a rematch in Las Vegas. His most recent fight was against Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium earlier this year.
Fury and Chisora have fought twice before, first in 2011 at Wembley Arena and then at the ExCel in London in 2014. The Manchester boxer was victorious in both previous fights and will be looking to complete a trilogy of victories over his old rival.
But how much money will the boxers walk away with tonight? How will the purse compare to Fury’s previous blockbuster bouts?
Here is the latest information on prize money and how much the fight costs to purchase. All you need to know:
How much is the purse for Fury vs Chisora 3?
According to reports, Fury will walk away from the Tottenham Hotspur arena with a guaranteed £21m. Chisora is taking home at least £3.1m.
The pay-per-view revenue will be split 80-20, meaning it will be a very profitable evening for both of the heavyweight boxers. Boxing Social report that Fury could see his purse surpass £28m when the box office is added in.
What is the biggest purse Fury has received?
For his rematch against Dillian Whyte earlier in 2022 at a sold out Wembley Stadium, Fury earned £24,000 per second, TalkSport reported. He ended up with a purse of £26m.
Fury had previously earned £30m for his blockbuster rematch with Deontay Wilder in 2020. The fight took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on 22 February that year.
How much does Fury vs Chisora cost?
Tyson Fury vs Derek Chisora will be broadcast live on BT Sport Box Office in the UK. BT TV customers can access the PPV on their TV - which will cost £26.95 in the UK and will be shown on channel 494. Sky customers can also purchase BT Sport Box Office on channel 490. Those who don’t have a BT or Sky membership can also visit the BT Sport Box Office website to purchase the event and keep up with the live action via the website or the BT Sport Box Office app.
What happened at the weigh-in?
Friday’s (2 December) weigh-in at the Business Design Centre in Islington passed by without drama with Fury set to be heavier than his battle with Whyte in April. The WBC champion came in 19st and 2lbs with Chisora weighing 18st and 6lb on the scales.
Where is the fight?
Fury vs Chisora 3 will take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. The doors at Spurs Stadium will open at 5pm on Saturday. Crowds will be allowed to enter the venue just quarter of an hour before the undercard begins at 5.15pm.
Fury vs Chisora is scheduled to begin at 9.30pm and the event will end at 10.30pm. It will follow the undercard fights.