WBC President – Tyson Fury Vs Dillian Whyte Unification Fight In Plans

The World Boxing Council (WBC) will be ordering the Unification Fight between World Champion Tyson Fury and Interim Champ Dillian Whyte according to information given by the WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman.

Fury was able to retain the WBC Belt with a. stunning performance on October 9th and had to overcome two knockdowns in the fourth round, dropped Deontay Wilder twice before knocking him out in the 11th round.

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Whyte, who is presently recovering from a shoulder injury, was forced to withdraw from his bout with Otto Wallin, which was scheduled for October 30th. Whyte reclaimed the Interim Heavyweight title with a fourth round knockout victory over Former Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin back in March.

Tyson Fury was initially given a month to negotiate a fight with unified champion Oleksandr Usyk but this was impossible as Usky contractually obligated to give Anthony Joshua a rematch in 2022.

The whole turn of events leaves Tyson Fury without am option for his next fight and Whyte being available, leaves him the best fighter available for his homecoming. A fight between the two will be very massive in the UK, at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium or O2 Arena or Wembley.

“The WBC order was very clear, that the winner of Fury vs Wilder has one month to try to secure the ultimate unification against Usyk, who defeated Joshua,” Sulaiman told Talk Sport.

“If they’re not capable of doing such, then the WBC would go with a mandatory, which is the interim champion. We have received from the British Boxing Board of Control the medical certification that Whyte could not fight Wallin because of the injury. So we are going to do what we promised, which is that way we are moving forward.”

While fighting Whyte is the way forward, it is necessary to update you on the latest that happened in Boxing’s Heavyweight division in the last two months. Apart from the stunning Boxing display between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, Oleksandr Usyk was able to out-point Anthony Joshua at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium winning the IBF, IBO, WBA and WBO heavyweight World titles.

 

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