Fury vs Wilder press conference: Heavyweight stars continue build-up to super fight with face-off on aircraft carrier

THE hype for Tyson Fury's showdown with Deontay Wilder is gathering pace.

Ahead of their huge bout in December, the fighters are embarking on a trans-Atlantic series of press conferences – and the first certainly lived up to expectations. 

 Tyson Fury will fight Deontay Wilder in December

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Tyson Fury will fight Deontay Wilder in December

Fury vs Wilder press conference

AFTER their initial meet on Monday, October 1, the stars head straight across the Atlantic to plug the fight in Manhattan.

And the unlikely venue is the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned warship that has been converted into a Sea, Air and Space museum.

Things will get going at 5.30pm UK time on Tuesday, October 2.

Tune in using the ShowTime Sports Facebook and Youtube feeds.

 Tyson Fury will challenge Deontay Wilder for WBC heavyweight title at the Staples Center in LA

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Tyson Fury will challenge Deontay Wilder for WBC heavyweight title at the Staples Center in LA

When is Wilder vs Fury?

THE heavyweight stars are set to do battle on Saturday, December 1.

And now it's been confirmed that the bout will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, home to NBA sides Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers.

BT Sport Box Office will be showing the fight, with prices yet to be announced.

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THE hype for Tyson Fury's showdown with Deontay Wilder is gathering pace.