Although the attention has been on Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, it won’t just be those two fighting on February 22.
The undercard of Wilder-Fury II will be showcased at today’s press conference. Set to appear will be:
- WBO Junior Featherweight Champion Emanuel Navarrete and challenger Jeo Santisima. The 25-year-old Navarrete (30-1) is looking to defend his belt for the fifth time. He beat Issac Dogboe for it in 2018, and defended it against Dogboe in a rematch last May. Santisima (19-2) has not lost a fight since 2014, winning seventeen in a row since. He has 16 wins via KO.
- Charles Martin and Gerald Washington. Both will be in a heavyweight title eliminator bout to determine the mandatory challenger for Anthony Joshua’s IBF Heavyweight Title. Martin (27-2-2) is on a two-fight win streak. The only losses of his career are against Joshua (losing the IBF Title in the process), and Adam Kownacki. Washington (20-3-1) is 2-1 in his last three fights. He is coming off of a knockout-win over Robert Helenius in July.
- Welterweights Sebastian Fundora and Daniel Lewis, who will open the PPV. The 22-year-old Fundora (13-0-1) is coming off of a split decision draw against Jamontay Clark back in August. He faces the 26-year-old Lewis (6-0), who won his last bout in December against Rivo Kundimang via KO.
The press conference is set to begin at 2:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. CT/11:00 a.m. PT/7:00 p.m. GMT. You can watch the press conference through the video below. You can also watch through the following:
- Premier Boxing Champions: YouTube, Twitter & Facebook
- Top Rank: Twitter & Facebook
- PBC on FOX: YouTube, Twitter & Facebook
Wilder v. Fury 2 takes place inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. For our followers in the MENA region, the event is available on the FIGHT SPORTS MAX app.