Vitali Klitschko

Wilder vs. Fury fight set for Dec. 1; site still undecided

Wilder vs. Fury fight set for Dec. 1; site still undecided

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury have signed to meet in a pay-per-view heavyweight title fight Dec. 1, with a tour stop scheduled for Los Angeles during the first week of October, Premier Boxing Champions announced Friday.

Staples Center has been described as the front-runner to land the bout by multiple officials connected to the bout, but Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas is also available on that date.

The difference is capacity, and even though Las Vegas boasts the reputation as the fighting mecca of the world, Los Angeles’ impassioned boxing fan base with a larger arena has positioned Staples Center to land its first heavyweight title bout since Vitali Klitschko defeated Chris...

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