ACTION Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3 undercard: Robert Helenius vs Adam Kownacki rematch, undefeated prospect Edgar Berlanga and Efe Ajagba v Frank Sanchez among Las Vegas fights

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will not be the only heavyweights colliding in Las Vegas tonight.

The two rivals face off once again on Saturday in Las Vegas after Wilder won his arbitration case, forcing a trilogy fight.

And the undercard – which gets under way around midnight time in the UK – features several more eye-catching heavyweight contests.

As with their last fight in February 2020, the undercard will be comprised of bouts from Fury’s reps Top Rank, bouts from Wilder’s reps PBC and cross-promotional fights between them.

The cross-promotional clash will be a meeting of undefeated prospects with Cuba’s Frank Sanchez facing Nigeria’s Efe Ajagba.

Sanchez is (18-0, 13 KOs) while Ajagba is 15-0 (12 KOs).

“I am honoured to be fighting on the Fury-Wilder III pay-per-view as the co-main event,” said Ajagba.

“I have been patiently waiting for this opportunity to showcase my skills. It is going to be a special night for ‘The One and Only’ Efe Ajagba.”

Sanchez replied: “I am excited to make my case as the top heavyweight title contender on the best PPV card of the year.

“I look forward to fighting Efe Ajagba and coming out victorious.

“Boxing fans want to see the best fight the best. People say Efe Ajagba is avoided, and that’s exactly why I chose to fight him.

“Fans can expect a great fight between two undefeated heavyweights.”

Meanwhile, Robert Helenius and Adam Kownacki will meet in a rematch and there will also be the heavyweight fights of Jared Anderson vs Vladimir Tereshkin and Viktor Vykhryst vs Mike Marshall.

Poland’s Kownacki (20-1, 15 KOs) was an undefeated PBC contender until his shock knockout loss to Finnish veteran Helenius (30-3, 19 KOs) last year.

Super-middleweight prospect Edgar Berlanga (17-0 16 KOs) won his first 16 fights by first-round knockout, though the streak ended as he went eight rounds last time out.

He is set to step up in his 18th pro bout against former Billy Joe Saunders foe Marcelo Esteban Coceres.

Other fights include double Olympic gold medallist Robeisy Ramirez facing Orlando Gonzalez Ruiz and former world champion Julian Williams returning against Vladimir Hernandez.

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