Boxing fans in America must pay $70 to watch Tyson Fury take on Dillian Whyte
American fans will have to shell out $70 to watch next week's world heavyweight title fight between Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte on pay-per-view.
The massive clash between Fury and Whyte will take place at Wembley Stadium, Fury's first fight back in the UK since his first meeting with Deontay Wilder in 2018.
But despite an early start-time that will likely see the main event take place in the late afternoon for most, the PPV will still cost more than twice what it will for UK viewers.
However, the $70 price point for the PPV event is a step down from what fans in America are used to paying for Fury events. His two rematches with Wilder cost $79.99, while their first meeting cost $75, meaning that it's slightly discounted from normal.
The event will cost £25 in the UK, which amounts to around $33. This major disparity is generally due to PPV boxing events being bought for viewing parties in America, with pals chipping in to get the cost down.
Fury has established himself as a major box office draw in America. His two vicious knockout wins over Wilder in their trilogy that also featured a draw accrued over 2 million buys collectively. But Whyte has yet to gather that same traction, likely leading to a reduced interest in this bout relative to the Wilder ones.
"We think it has a good chance to do maybe half-a-million buys," Arum told iFL TV in January when the purse bid was confirmed. "Because everybody will get behind it and that's what our projections are to half-a-million. We're a little bit bigger country than the UK."