WBC champion Fury vows his heavyweight title fight tonight will be his last as interim titleholder Whyte looks to win the first world title of his career
Their clash marks the first all-British heavyweight world title fight since Frank Bruno fought Lennox Lewis almost 30 years ago in Cardiff. Fury and Whyte are no stranger to each other and have sparred before, with ‘The Gypsy King’ even stating they were once good friends.
Whyte looks to win the first world title of his professional career whilst Fury looks to go out on a high, claiming this blockbuster bout will be the last of his illustrious career. Fans in attendance at Wembley and those watching around the world are in for a spectacle, so here’s all you need to know about the title fight…
What time will the fight start?
The ring walks for Fury vs Whyte are expected to take place at 9.45pm, depending on the results of the six undercard fights.
It means the opening bell will likely sound just after 10pm, but this could be later depending on the length of each fighter’s walkout.
How to watch on TV and live stream
Boxing fans can watch the world title fight between Fury and Whyte live on BT Sport Box Office.
The event, which starts at 6pm, costs £24.95 in the UK (€29.99 in Ireland) and can be watched through BT TV or online via the web or the BT Sport Box Office App, Virgin TV or Sky.
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Tyson Fury : “I moved out of my family home and did my camp down the road for eight weeks. The camp I have used is about four miles away from the house, just around the bay, but I never ran near the house, I never saw the family.
“It wasn’t that hard – it was not that long a time, and it doesn’t matter if I am across the Atlantic or down the road – I have to focus on the camp and the fight. It is not a problem.”
Dillian Whyte : “Tyson Fury always runs from dangerous challenges. If he thinks he can beat you and he gets in your psyche, like Wilder, he will take that. Does he 100 percent believe he can beat me and Joshua? No. He’s got better feet than me and he is a bit bigger than me, but he knows, I have spent time with Tyson Fury, we have sparred before, many times.
“Fury just fiddles his way through fights. Does Tyson Fury’s style excite you? His style is not exciting. Ok, he knocked out Deontay Wilder last time, but before that he just fiddled his way through. He tried to do the same thing against Wallin and that’s why he got cut.”