ESPN, Fox Sports Set Broadcaster Assignments For Fury Vs. Wilder III Fight
ESPN and FOX Sports have announced the broadcaster assignments for the trilogy fight between WBC champ Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder on October 9 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight week will feature three former champions, veteran hosts and Hall of Famers, who will call the action.
Boxing legend Lennox Lewis will return with undefeated former two-division world champion and 2004 U.S. Olympic gold medalist, Andre Ward, to call ring action. The veterans will be supported by Brian Kenny, who will be the play-by-play announcer on Saturday.
FOX Sports host Kate Abdo will helm the desk with two-time welterweight champion Shawn “Showtime” Porter and ESPN boxing commentator Max Kellerman.
Abdo will also host the weigh-in a day before the fight and the main event press conference on October 6.
FOX PBC journalist Heidi Androl and ESPN commentator Bernardo Osuna will perform reporting duties for the fight night. Osuna will also interview boxers during the weigh-in show and serve as an interpreter on fight night. Boxing Hall of Famer Larry Hazzard will return as the unofficial scorer and rules expert.
Ring announcer Jimmy Lennon Jr. will appear at all three events.
Apart from camera mounts, super slow motion and high resolution, FOX Sports will include a pair of JitCam cranes on opposite sides of the rings.
A super high-resolution “c360” camera, wired drone, mini three-axis cable cam system and several wireless cameras will be in place for coverage.