Wilder and Fury shoved each other and were separated by security guards at a heated press conference on Wednesday
By Rory O’Callaghan
Last Updated: 34 / 10 / (9:) am
Tensions boiled over as Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder came face-to-face ahead of their heavyweight rematch in Las Vegas
Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have been banned from having a face-off at the weigh-in for their rematch in Las Vegas after clashing at a press conference on Wednesday.
Wilder ( – 0-1 KOs) will defend his WBC heavyweight title against Fury ( – 0-1 31 KOs) on Saturday in a rematch of thei r controversial draw from
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Top Rank promoter Bob Arum says the shoving match at Wednesday’s press. conference is bad for the image of boxing
“We had a face-off at the press conference and these guys, they don’t want to hurt each other obviously before the fight, but they start pushing each other and they’re not actors, “Arum told (Sky Sports News.)
They’re not trained, it can get out of hand and somebody can get hurt.