Via Barry Holbrook: The highly anticipated fight between WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and mandatory challenger Dillian Whyte will take place for £24.95 on BT Sport UK PPV on April 23 in front of a ticketed crowd at the pitch Wembley Stadium in London, England.
There is a lot of interest in the Fury-Whyte fight, which will see Fury return to the UK for his first fight on the coast since the competition in August 2018 against Francesco Pianeta in Belfast, North Ireland.
Whyte has complained for years about wanting a world championship title, and now that he has finally achieved his wish, he has missed the early stages of his promotion. big event.
It was a missed opportunity on Whyte’s part, as instead of selling himself to boxing fans around the world unfamiliar with him, he failed to capitalize on the opportunity presented to him.
Although Whyte (28-2, 19 KOs) did not appear at the launch press conference last month, the Fury-Whyte matchup will take place as scheduled for April 23.
Promoter Frank Warren expects Whyte to participate in promoting the war during the remaining press conferences and during the fight week.
According to Frank, Whyte is in breach of contractand he is doing his job to help promote the event from this point on.
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“Well, I’m hoping that he’ll work with BT and ESPN to promote pay-per-view, as he’s contracted to do,” Frank said.
“Nobody liked that situation, but he didn’t fight and I know with Tyson, there were some issues with the partners involved, he had to bring everyone in and focus on that fight,” Warren said. about Fury using Jarrell Miller as one of his fights. partners.
“He’s a coordination partner, that’s what he uses him for, hires him to do, as a side partner. He is not a licensed boxer and he will not fight on the cards.
“If that’s what he wants to do, I’m going to support him wholeheartedly,” Warren said when asked about Fury’s comment about him possibly retiring after his fight with Dillian on April 23.
“I’m glad he knows what his position is,Warren said in reaction to Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn saying he could bring buckets of Whyte’s saliva to get into the Fury-Whyte fight.
“He can buy tickets, of course, he can come, why not? No one banned him from participating in the show. I don’t know why he made such stupid comments. Who knows? Who cares at the end of the day?
“One thing’s for sure, the fight will go on without him there. We’re not up to him to make it go,” Frank said of the Fury vs. Whyte Doesn’t Need Hearn takes place on April 23.