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Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 – the biggest MGM boxing attraction since 2017

SeatGeek share data that shows Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 is a major draw in Las Vegas

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Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2
Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2

Saturday’s highly anticipated rematch Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 appears to be a huge attraction, if the data from ticket resale site SeatGeek is anything to go by. With an average resale price of $1,242, the average resale ticket prices have increased by 408 percent from their first meeting in December 2018.

 

“This tells us that fans are extremely eager to see which fighter will triumph and which will concede their first loss of their professional career,” said Nick Pichaiwongse of SeatGeek. “Considering their outstanding records, this fight will finally determine which fighter has the edge in this head-to-head of boxing giants.”

 

Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 is the third most in-demand boxing match ever seen at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, falling behind only Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao ($5,001), and Mayweather vs Canelo Alvarez ($2,171).

 

Wilder vs Fury 2 is the hottest fight seen for either fighter. As of this afternoon, the get-in price (cheapest ticket) is $604 (including fees). The average resale price of tickets to Wilder vs Fury 2 is significantly higher than either fighter’s previous fights. Here’s how this weekend’s fight compares to each fighter’s last three fights:

 

Tyson Fury vs

Otto Wallin (11/14/19): $211
Tom Schwarz (6/15/19): $147
Deontay Wilder (12/1/18): $247

 

Deontay Wilder vs

Luis Ortiz II (11/23/19): $339
Dominic Breazeale (5/18/19): $138
Tyson Fury (12/1/18): $247

 

Looking at SeatGeek shoppers, and where they may be coming from, it looks like the majority of the fans in the arena will be making the drive from California (21 percent of buyers). Following California is host state Nevada (9 percent of buyers) and the top three is rounded up by Florida (7 percent of buyers).

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