One of the most anticipated fights in British boxing is just hours away with Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte set to fight at Wembley Stadium for the WBC heavyweight title. Going into the fight, the two men have fought earlier in their careers but are expected to finally meet in a pro fight tonight.
Whyte, The Body Snatcher (28-2-0), became a mandatory challenger after being cleared by United Kingdom Anti-Doping (UKAD) for testing positive for a banned substance following his win over Oscar Rivas. , Fury, the Gypsy King, enters the fight still undefeated in his 32 professional bouts (31-0-1), with the all-British showdown expected to turn in the 33-year-old’s favor.
The two boxers remained silent for weeks in the build-up to the fight, but exchanged words when they came face to face at Wednesday’s pre-fight press conference and Friday weigh-in. Before the heavyweight fight, here’s everything you need to know:
When is the fight?
The fight will take place this weekend on Saturday, April 23.
The first fight will kick off at 6pm (BST), with coverage starting at 7pm. Ring walks for the main event are scheduled to take place shortly after 10pm (BST).
Where will this take place?
The fight will take place in London at Wembley Stadium. It will be Fury’s first time fighting on home soil beating Francesco Pianeta, who came to Belfast in August 2018.
How to watch Fury v Whyte?
In the UK, the event will be shown exclusively on BT Sport Box Office for £24.95.
Anyone wanting to stream the fight can simply visit bt.com/sportboxoffice to purchase the event and then watch either on the website link provided or through the BT Sport Box Office app.
Who’s on the undercard?
Tyson Fury (c) vs. Dillian Whyte
Isaac Lowe vs. Nick Ball
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David Adeleye vs. Chris Healey
Karol Itauma vs Michal Ciach
Royston Barney-Smith vs. Jahfieus Faure
Kurt Walker versus Stefan Nicolae.