Photos: Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury - Ready For War in Los Angeles

SHOWTIME Sports will present live HD Satellite and Internet coverage of fight week events in advance of this Saturday’s WBC Heavyweight World Championship between unbeaten American champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) and lineal champion Tyson Fury (27-0, 19 KOs) live on SHOWTIME PPV (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.

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Wilder vs. Fury tests the raw power of the 6-foot-7 Wilder against the unmatched size and mobility of the 6-foot-9 Fury in the most significant heavyweight event in the U.S. in more than 15 years. The SHOWTIME PPV undercard features unified 154-pound world champion Jarrett Hurd returning to take on Jason Welborn, Cuban heavyweight slugger Luis Ortiz facing-off against Travis Kauffman and rising heavyweight Joe Joyce battling Joe Hanks.

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In addition, SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION will stream live on SHOWTIME Sports social channels beginning at 7:45 p.m. ET/4:45 p.m. PT and feature one-fight coverage from Canada as boxing’s longest-reigning world champion Adonis Stevenson makes the 10th defense of his WBC Light Heavyweight Title against unbeaten mandatory challenger Oleksandr Gvozdyk. SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION will air live on SHOWTIME and stream for free on the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel and Facebook page immediately preceding the Wilder vs. Fury SHOWTIME PPV.

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Deontay Wilder – 212 ½ lbs.

Tyson Fury – 256 ½ lbs.

Referee: Jack Reiss (Calif.); Judges: Phil Edwards (United Kingdom), Alejandro Rochin (Mexico), Robert Tapper (Canada)

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Jarrett Hurd – 152 ½ lbs.

Jason Welborn – 152 ½ lbs.

Referee: Dr. Lou Moret (Calif.). Judges: Sergio Caiz (Calif.), David Sutherland (Oklahoma), Patrick Russell (Calif.)



Luis Ortiz – 241 lbs.

Travis Kauffman – 229 lbs.

Referee: Thomas Taylor (Calif.). Judges: Max DeLuca (Calif.), Esther Lopez (New Mexico), Zachary Young (Calif.)



Joe Joyce – 262 lbs.

Joe Hanks – 247 ½ lbs.

Referee Jerry Cantu (Calif.). Judges: Edward Hernandez Sr. (Calif.), Alejandro Rochin (Mexico), Danny Sandoval (Calif.).

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Someone88 on 12-01-2018

WOW! So it's happening, I'm so pumped for this great fight! I'm a fan of Wilder and a fan of Fury, may the best man win. I can't wait!

Comment by Mindgames on 12-01-2018

[QUOTE=JAB5239;19310669]I know what you're saying, but hearns moved all the way to cruiser with success. Wilders legs will not be an issue. Whether Fury can take his punching power will.[/QUOTE] Well i dont doubt Wilder can take out anyone he…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 12-01-2018

Deontay looking lean and mean. 212 lbs of streaming steel. [IMG][/IMG]

Comment by _Rexy_ on 12-01-2018

[QUOTE=MDPopescu;19310718]... I'll never understand why Wilder doesn't want to build some muscle on those legs of his...[/QUOTE] Likely becaue is boxing, not bodybuilding.

Comment by MDPopescu on 12-01-2018

[QUOTE=MoneyLarry;19309694]Is Wilder ever gonna put on some muscle? Dude is tiny for a heavyweight. Yeah yeah I know he’s y’all I’m just saying before y’all get outta hand[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=pillowfists98;19309765]Wilder is skinny but strong. He's had no problem beating heavier guys…

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