Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury are the top two fighters in the heavyweight division, according to former world champion Lennox Lewis. Following a controversial draw last time, Wilder and Fury will now battle it out in a rematch.
“Right now the top man is Deontay because of how he looked in his last two fights,” Lewis told Sky Sports.
“Both of these guys [Wilder and Fury] are number one and number two. Arguably, number one and number two – it can be switched either way.
“On Saturday they get the chance to prove to the world who is number one and who is number two.”
The second instalment of Wilder vs Fury takes place at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand.
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And Lewis would like to see the winner go on to face unified champion Anthony Joshua.
“This is a fight that has to happen,” Lewis added.
“He’s the man that has a lot of belts which these guys want so there’s going to be a match-up and we just have to wait and see when.”
The main event between Wilder and Fury is expected to start around 5am GMT.
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How to watch Wilder vs Fury
For UK fans, the fight will be shown on BT Sport Box Office.
It costs £24.95 to book the event, with coverage beginning at midnight.
Live streaming is available via the BT Sport Box Office app and online.
For those in the United States, ESPN and Fox Sports will be screening the bout for $79.99.
Wilder vs Fury latest odds
A spokesperson for The Pools said: “If round betting’s your thing, 7-9 are the most fancied at 7/2, with 14/1 the shortest you’ll get for any fighter in any particular round so there’s money to be made in getting it on the nose.
“Wilder has stopped his opponent in round one in 19 of his 43 fights, albeit most earlier in his career, and you can get 28/1 he does the same again this time.
“Fury is less of a fast starter, with three round one victories, and is 15/4 to stop the WBC Heavyweight champion.
“However, if he manages that upend him this time around, thepools.com are offering new customers a £20 free bet and 20 spins on the casino if they open an account and stake £10*”
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