A new evening of boxing will take place this Saturday with the British fighter Tyson Fury as the main protagonist. The King of the Gypsies will defend his belt from the heavyweights of the World Boxing Council (WBC) and his invincibility in front of 94,000 people in Wembley (UK record), in what should be the last fight of his career, against his compatriot Dillian Whyte.
furyfrom 33 yearsdeclared that his first fight in his country since 2018 could also be the last of his career, since he would not seek the unification of titles in the heavyweight category, against the winner of the possible rematch between the Ukrainian Oleksandr Usykcurrent holder of the belts WBA, IBF and WBOand the English boxer Anthony Joshua.
“I have been undisputed champion twice, I have 150 million in the bank, I don’t have to prove anything to anyone”declared last month Gipsy Kingpromising that I would be “retired full time after combat”.
His sports career has been a real Russian coaster. He went from being an enigmatic character who went through severe depression and drug dependency to dethroning Wladimir Klitschko in 2015, which catapulted its trajectory on a large scale. Now you have a unbeaten record to 33 wins (22 KO) and is one of the stars of the heavyweights.
However, fury warned that his adversary and former colleague sparring He is a fighter who deserves respect. “He is a good fighter. He has a good punch with great power, he has done a lot of KOs”explained the King of the Gypsies at the press conference held on Wednesday. “I see that the bets are in my favor and I laugh a little, because they come from people who don’t know anything about boxing. It’s heavyweight boxing, anyone can win with one punch. If I’m not in my best shape, this guy will rip my head off.“, plot.
For its part, Dillian Whytefrom 34 yearshas a record of 28 wins (19 KOs) and two losses. He has a lot to prove because he has been presented with the opportunity that he had waited for so long, after having felt unfairly separated by fury when chained three fights between 2018 and 2019 against the american Deontay Wilderwithout having given Whyte’s challenge a chance.
His story is from a movie. He is born in Jamaica but moved to United Kingdom with his family at the age of 12 years and, a year later, he became a father for the first time. Whyte he was also shot and stabbed, after joining London youth gangs.
“If I weren’t a boxer, I would surely be dead or in jail”declared in an interview to Guardian in 2020. Despite this, the athlete who also practiced kick boxing and MMA looks like the man who will finally bring down fury. He is not happy with the distribution of profits, clearly favorable to his rival (80% against 20%) with a total amount of $41.2 million. But Whyte is ready to step forward. After the KO received against Joshua in 2015 and against the Russian Alexander Povetkin in 2020, he wants to emerge victorious in a high caliber fight.
TYSON FURY vs. DILLIAN WHYTE | STAR BILLBOARD
• Tyson Fury vs. Dillian Whyte: WBC World Heavyweight Championship.
• Isaac Lowe vs. Nick Ball: WBC Silver Featherweight.
• Ekow Essuman vs. Darren Tetley: Commonwealth and British Welterweight Championship.
• David Adeleye vs. Chris Healey: 8 rounds at heavyweight.
• Tommy Fury vs. Daniel Bocianski: 6 rounds at light heavyweight.
• Karol Itauma vs. Michal Ciach: 6 rounds at light heavyweight.
• Kurt Walker vs. Stefan Nicolae: 4 rounds at featherweight.
• Royston Barney-Smith vs. Constantin Radio: 4 rounds at super featherweight.
Argentina and Uruguay: 14:00 | 15:00 | 6:00 p.m.
Chile, Paraguay, Bolivia and Venezuela: 13:00 | 14:00 | 5:00 p.m.
Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico: 12:00 | 13:00 | 4:00 p.m.
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