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Wilder vs. Fury Promotional Tour is Ready, Reveals Frank Warren

According to promoter Frank Warren, who handles Tyson Fury, the first press conference for the highly anticipated showdown with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will take place on Monday, with the media event likely to produce fireworks after months of build-up.

It's being indicated that a venue, in the United States, will this week be revealed for December 1 or 8, having been under negotiation since Wilder travelled to Belfast to watch Fury outpoint Francesco Pianeta last month.

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Las Vegas will be the destination, and Warren told IFL TV: "It's been about deciding what venue it will go to. It's not an issue because it's a nice problem, it's who is going to put up the most money.

"We've got a press conference next Monday, Wilder will be in town, and that will be the start of the (promotional) tour.

"We do London, then we go to New York, then on to Los Angeles.

"You get the usual things with judges, depending on where it is going to take place. If you go to Las Vegas they want to appoint all the officials; we don't particularly want that.

"We want the officials agreed between the two parties, and they should be as neutral as possible. That is one of the things we have been working on."

Confirmation of the Fury-Wilder fight details appear likely to come when Warren's rivals Matchroom are concluding the promotion of Saturday's bout between WBA, WBO, IBO and IBF champion Anthony Joshua and Russian Alexander Povetkin.

Responding to suggestions he is accepting the Wilder fight to cash out on his reputation, the 30-year-old Fury said on social media: 'I wouldn't lose a fight for $100 million, let alone the few million I'm going to get for fighting Wilder. It's not about money for me.'

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Biolink on 09-19-2018

[QUOTE=Pigeons;19117258]According to the LA Times, Mayweather-Pacquiao II is also slated for Dec. 1 or Dec. 8 ([URL="https://www.latimes.com/sports/boxing/la-sp-boxing-newsletter-20180918-story.html"]https://www.latimes.com/sports/boxing/la-sp-boxing-newsletter-20180918-story.html[/URL]). Back-to-back weeks with SHO PPVs?[/QUOTE] Haymon will work it out if May-Manny 2 is real so I wouldn't worry about it. I'd think…

Comment by Chrismart on 09-19-2018

Chill Frank, don't jump the gun, It'll happen Reached out to Shelly Finkel re: the timeline for l Wilder-Fury and he tells me that the fight will happen in 2018. Also, when asked about Frank Warren’s…

Comment by SchoolTheseCats on 09-19-2018

[QUOTE=Pigeons;19117325]Crazy if Wilder-Fury goes from PPV headliner to an undercard fight or FOX lead-in to the PPV.[/QUOTE] Totally agree which is why I just don’t see may/pac happening this year, February/March or steal cinco de mayo from canelo in 2019…

Comment by joe strong on 09-19-2018

[QUOTE=P4Pdunny;19118403]lolol why the hostility bruh..act your age![/QUOTE] Lol! Drunk as f**k!

Comment by JcLazyX210 on 09-19-2018

[QUOTE=trippers1;19117328]Its not signed however warren did say its not a big deal getting the license they get that once the state its taking part in is decided. Takes a few weeks i think[/QUOTE] Oh ok. ............. :boxing:

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