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The WBC heavyweight champion will face the professional boxing debutant on October 28 in Saudi Arabia and kick off the massive entertainment festival in the country.
There’s been plenty of build-up ahead of the event, such as the jaw-dropping promo video which showcased the two titans displaying superhuman feats of strength.
And now, with the bout less than two weeks away, broadcasters have confirmed the pricing to watch the event and it’s safe to say it won’t be cheap.
According to TNT Sports, the PPV costs £21.95 in the UK and ‘can be watched through BT, Virgin Media TV and Sky, online via the web’.
The pay-per-view price for Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou’s fight has been revealed
Some broadcasters set pay-per-view prices for KSI and Tommy Fury’s bout at £24.99
Shockingly, this would place the PPV event at a lower price than some broadcasters offered for the KSI vs Fury bout on Saturday night.
Some broadcasters, such as Virgin Media, priced the PPV for the bout at £24.99 – which is nearly three pounds more expensive than Fury vs Ngannou.
However, through DAZN, the KSI vs Fury fight could have also been bought by customers for £19.99.
KSI, 30, was handed the first loss of his professional boxing career at the AO Arena in Manchester after judges’ scored a unanimous decision victory for Fury on the night.
It was announced that the judge in question scored the fight as a 57-57 draw when he actually scored it 57-56 to Fury.
The other two judges also scored the six-round fight 57-56 to Fury as the Love Island star secured a controversial victory in Manchester.
KSI insisted he was ‘robbed’ after being beaten by Tommy Fury at the AO Arena
Promo for Fury and Ngannou’s ‘Battle of the Baddest’ had been plastered through London
The verdict was greeted with anger by KSI, with the YouTuber insisting he had beaten his professional rival.
‘I understand the Fury name. I won it. It’s outrageous,’ KSI told DAZN. ‘Minus a point as well. I landed the cleanest shots. He couldn’t get any jabs off’.
Statistics from the fight revealed that Fury had thrown 159 punches across the six rounds, compared to KSI’s 124.
Fury connected with 39 of his punches, just one more than his rival.