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Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte – what we know so far: Date, venue, TV channel, live stream for potential WBC title bout

THINGS don’t come much bigger than an all-British world title showdown. Tyson Fury is the reigning WBC heavyweight champion after his back-to-back victories over Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas. The Gypsy King retained his title by emphatic knockout back in October, with unification against then-champ Anthony Joshua eyed up. AJ was to ultimately lose his […] ...

THINGS don’t come much bigger than an all-British world title showdown.

Tyson Fury is the reigning WBC heavyweight champion after his back-to-back victories over Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas.



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Fury beat Wilder to retain his WBC belt – but has now been ordered to defend it again[/caption]

The Gypsy King retained his title by emphatic knockout back in October, with unification against then-champ Anthony Joshua eyed up.

AJ was to ultimately lose his own title defence to Oleksandr Usyk and now the pair will rematch, so Fury’s attention has turned to Dillian Whyte as he puts his belt on the line once again.

Whyte was named by the WBC as the mandatory challenger on December 7 and as such the two parties have 30 days to crash out a fight deal – or Fury vacates his crown.

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The Gypsy King’s team have 30 days to thrash out a deal with Whyte[/caption]

When is Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte?

  • As yet, there is no confirmed date for the all-British showdown.
  • But if made it is expected to be around February or March 2022.
  • Fury hasn’t fought in the UK since 2018 when he faced Sefer Seferi in Manchester and then Francesco Pianeta in Belfast.

What is the fight venue?

The most likely venue for the event is reportedly Cardiff or Manchester, but no details are set in stone.

If Fury returned to his roots in the North West it would be his first appearance there in three years since the win over Seferi.

And either venue would be great news for UK fight fans, with the bout likely to take place at a friendlier time than the 5am GMT epics against Wilder.

Which TV channel and live stream will it be on?

Again, with no concrete details everything at the moment is just speculation about the fight.

Make sure you check back to SunSport regularly for all the latest.

But the bout is almost certain to be a pay-per-view event and which platform it is shown on will depend on who promotes the fight.

Fury vs Wilder 3 cost £24.95 to watch on BT and we’d expect something similar for this all-British title clash.

Eddie Hearn said:” I don’t think Tyson Fury is going to care who promotes the fight.

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Whyte has been waiting for his shot at the world title for almost four years[/caption]

“That is why I believe a purse bid is probably the most likely scenario here, I don’t think Fury is going to care if Bob Arum promotes it.

“He will just be thinking whoever puts up the most money, and if I am fighter in this scenario I would just be looking to see who puts the most money up for the fight.

“But I have no problem with Dillian fighting on another promoter’s show at all, and we will be with him promoting him and behind him but he wants to do it on a Matchroom show.”

What they said

Tyson Fury: “They’re all only workouts to me, I’ll destroy every man that comes in front of me.

“I’m due an easy fight anyway, [Dillian Whyte] is ideal really.

Heavy bag on legs is what I’m after to be honest. [He’s] the ideal candidate.”

Dillian Whyte: “Fury has been mandated to fight me twice.

He asked for the WBC ‘Diamond’ belt to fight me, but ran away when they agreed. He just keeps making excuses.

“Hopefully now he’s got no choice. What’s he going to do? Throw the belt in the bin and run away from more money than he got to fight Wilder?

“[Of course] I’ll finish him.”

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