Tyrson Fury v Deontay Wilder: Heated press conference cut short in Los Angeles

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury had to be separated again
Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury had to be separated again

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder had to be separated once more as the third and final promotional press conference in Los Angeles again got heated.

The pair were held back by security after pushing each other and the conference had to be cut short for the second time in three days.


Wilder v Fury: Fight details

  • Fight night: Saturday December 1
  • Title: WBC heavyweight title
  • TV Channel: BT Sport Box Office (£19.95, scroll down for booking details)
  • TV Start time: Main event approx 4am BST (Sunday)
  • Radio coverage: BBC Radio 5 Live
  • Venue: Staples Center, Los Angeles
  • Sky Bet odds: Wilder 4/6, Fury 6/4, Draw 20/1 (Click to bet)

The pair will meet for the WBC heavyweight title at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on December 1.

After the initial question and answer session went without too much trouble, Wilder accused Fury of being nervous as the Manchester boxer was taunting the American over his appearance and skinny stature.

Fury then pushed Wilder and as Wilder launched for Fury, with the security staff between them, the Brit shadow boxed and shouted: "Any time of day, seven days a week, twice on Sunday. Bring it on, you big s***house.

"He needs all his men I don't need nobody.

"I came to America on my own, I stand my ground against any man born from his mother. Come on, you big dosser."

It was at that point that the press conference was abandoned.

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