DEONTAY WILDER AND TYSON FURY ARE FIGHTING FOR MORE THAN A BELT IN THE BIGGEST HEAVYWEIGHT BOUT OF THE YEAR
DEONTAY WILDER VS. TYSON FURY
Dec. 1, Showtime PPV
With the end of boxing's Klitschko era, a host of super-sized brawlers are battling for heavyweight supremacy. Anthony Joshua is widely considered No. 1 in the weight class, but Deontay Wilder owns the WBC belt. The 6'7" Bronze Bomber will put it on the line in Los Angeles against Tyson Fury, who has two inches on him, in a battle of unbeatens.
The fight has several compelling story lines. Fury, who has battled mental health issues, has fought just twice since defeating Wladimir Klitschko in 2015. And the winner could be earmarked for a spot in the biggest fight of 2019: an April showdown with Joshua.
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SUNDERLAND 'TIL I DIE
Premieres Dec. 14, Netflix
If you liked watching Cleveland on Hard Knocks, you'll enjoy this docuseries chronicling how Sunderland—the Premier League's answer to the Browns—handled relegation.
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Dec. 11 at 9 p.m. ET, ESPN
ESPN's newest 30 for 30 film, codirected by Ben Houser and Jeremy Schaap, reexamines Buster Douglas's stunning 1990 upset of Mike Tyson.