On Saturday, April 23, WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury defends his title against Dillian Whyte. For real-time updates, follow us on Twitter.
It’s fight day, and Tyson Fury, the WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight boxing champion, will defend his crowns against Dillian Whyte, the WBC interim champion and number one contender.
Fury (31-0-1, 22 KOs) is on a two-fight knockout streak and is defending his WBC title for the second time. In his last two fights, he knocked out Deontay Wilder.
In a rematch with Alexander Povetkin, Whyte (28-2, 19 KOs) avenged one of his two losses in his last bout. He has never won a major world title and is looking to dethrone Fury as WBC champion.
This is a one-of-a-kind matchup. At Wembley Stadium in London, England, British combatants Fury and Whyte face off in front of their countrymen. With an anticipated 94,000 fans in attendance, many expect this to break attendance records.
On a recent media call with FanSided, Fury stated that this would be his final fight, but he was non-committal about his post-fight plans. Regardless of Fury’s destiny, the ESPN+ pay-per-view fight between Fury and Whyte has the potential to be a thrilling spectacle.
Follow FanSided for round-by-round updates in real time. During the contest, we will also provide our unofficial score.
The fight program kicks off at 2 p.m. ET on ESPN+, with main event ring walks scheduled for 5-6 p.m. ET.