In his second comeback fight, Fury defeated Pianeta in the co-main event of a boxing card in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Referee Steve Gray gave all 10 rounds to Fury, winning 100-90.
The fight saw a more aggressive Fury than what he showed in his first comeback fight, which was a stoppage win over Sefer Seferi. Fury landed his left hand well throughout the fight, which saw Pianeta attempt to land his right hand, but did not hurt the lineal champion. Fury's footwork looked better in the bout against Pianeta, with the much bigger Fury slipping under some of Pianeta's punches.
There was no commotion in the crowd that distracted Fury from the fight like in the bout against Seferi and he resembled more like the fighter who beat Wladimir Klitschko in 2015 in this second comeback fight compared to the first.
After the fight, Fury said his performance, "Was a calculated boxing performance as promised." Fury then called Wilder to the ring, where the WBC champion stated the fight "is on." Promoter Frank Warren said all details will be revealed next week.
It was previously reported that the fight will take place in Las Vegas either in November or December and that it will be shown in the United States as a Showtime pay-per-view. Fury, who has won every major heavyweight world title except the WBC title, will be fighting for a world title for the first time since that historic upset win over Klitschko at the end of 2015.