Boxing: Fury vs Whyte


The world heavyweight champion of the World Boxing Council (WBC), the British Tyson Fury, will be revalidating his title, against the interim champion of the same Council and his compatriot, Dillian Whyte, in the main fight of a card that will take place this same Saturday, at Wembley Stadium, London, England.

The fight, which is promoted by Queensbeerry Promotions and Top Rank, will be televised on PPV and ESPN in Latin America.

This Friday, the official weigh-in of this important fight took place, highlighting Tyson Fury with 264.8 pounds, while Dillian Whyte stopped the pendulum at 253.3 pounds. The fishing took place in a pleasant atmosphere, with Fury always showing cordiality with his rival and the opposing work team.

Fury posed with a big smile in front of the cameras and confirmed his joy to perform this Saturday, before his audience in the United Kingdom.

Officially, the judges for the fight will be Juan Carlos Pelayo (Mexico), Robert Tapper (Canada) and Guido Cavalleri (Italy). The referee will be the British Mark Lyson. The supervisor of the fight will be the Panamanian Alberto Leon. 

Morecambe-based Tyson Fury (31-0-1, 22 KOs) has held the lineal heavyweight championship since Nov. 28, 2015, that night ending Wladimir Klitschko’s nearly decade-long reign. After 2 years of inactivity, he returned to action in June 2018 inspiring millions with his return that saw him fight for a world title just six months after his return with a win over Sefer Seferi in Manchester. 

The only blemish on his record has been a December 2018 draw against Wilder, which was avenged with victories over the American star in February 2020 and October 2021. The bout against Dillian Whyte marks his first bout in London since February 2020. 2015. 

Dillian Whyte (28-2, 19KOs) who was raised in Brixton, London, earned a shot at Fury thanks to a seven-year streak as a world-class heavyweight. Following a seventh-round TKO loss to Anthony Joshua in 2015 – when both were undefeated prospects – Whyte went on an 11-fight win streak that included wins over Joseph Parker, Oscar Rivas, Lucas Browne and Derek Chisora ​​(x2). 

His momentum, a mandatory position, was stopped when Alexander Povetkin knocked him out with a left hook in August 2020. Whyte got his revenge in March 2021, knocking Povetkin out in four rounds to regain his interim title.

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