After an explosive trilogy against Deontay Wilder, WBC/Lineal/Ring Magazine world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury returns home for an all-British battle against the WBC interim champion Dillian Whyte in a packed Wembley Stadium. Who will come out on top? This article contains our Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte predictions, betting tips, best odds and free bets to use on this all-British fight!
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When Is Fury vs Whyte? How to watch it?
The WBC Heavyweight Title fight Tyson Fury vs. Dillian Whyte will take place on Saturday, April 23, promoted by Frank Warren's Top Rank (and not Eddie Hearn's Matchroom).
With an announced attendance of 94,000 inside Wembley Stadium, Fury vs Whyte is expected to be one of the sporting events of the year.
It will be Fury’s first appearance on home soil since reclaiming world championship honours - and his first in almost four years, since defeating Francisco Pianeta back in the summer of 2018.
Wondering how to watch Fury vs Whyte?
In the United Kingdom, boxing fans can watch the fight via the BT Sport Box Office. BT TV customers can use their remote control to buy Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte. The price for UK viewers will be £24.95.
As the fight is taking place at the Wembley Stadium in London, you will not have to set an alarm to watch the showdown, with the main card starting at 7pm and Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte set to make their ring walks at 10pm BST approx.
Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte Betting Preview
Tyson Fury (31-0-1, 22KOs) has held the lineal heavyweight title since beating Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015. Following two years of inactivity, the Gipsy King returned to action in June 2018 with an easy fight, a warm-up victory over Sefer Seferi in Manchester. In December 2018, Fury stepped up against the highly rated Deontay Wilder, recording an incredible draw despite two knockdowns in later rounds. In the subsequent two bouts against Wilder, Fury stopped the American start in impressive fashion - in February 2020 and October 2021 - both in Las Vegas.
Dillian Whyte (28-2, 19KOs) is the mandatory challenger since ages and will finally have his world title chance after calling this fight for years. Following a seventh-round TKO loss to Anthony Joshua in 2015 — when both were undefeated prospects — Whyte went on an 11-fight winning streak that included defeats of Joseph Parker, Oscar Rivas, Lucas Browne, and twice against Derek Chisora. He suffered a surprising loss at the hands of Alexander Povetkin in August 2020, a heavy KO due to a single left uppercut. Whyte avenged that defeat in March 2021, knocking out the Russian in four rounds to regain his interim title and his mandatory position.
Tyson Fury, a.k.a. the Gypsy King, has become renowned for his stamina and remarkable powers of recovery. In the unforgettable Wilder trilogy, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ dropped him four times (twice in the first bout, twice in the third). But despite the Wilder’s formidable power, Tyson Fury somehow rose to his feet and found a way to survive. Whyte's chin is solid has well but he suffered devastating KO's against AJ and Alexander Povetkin.
Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte Odds
Tyson Fury is the odds-on favourite to retain his belt. Betfred has the Gypsy King at 2/9 to win the fight outright whereas Whyte sits as a 19/4 underdog with Unibet while the draw is backable at 33/1 with Betfred again. Interestingly, the Body Snatcher is a whopping 25/1 to eek out a decision win on the night with the new betting siteBetzone.
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Tale of the Tape
|Tyson Fury||Deontay Wilder|
|Nickname: The Gipsy King||Nickname: The Body Snatcher|
|Nationality: British||Nationality: British|
|Age: 33||Age: 34|
|Height: 6ft 9in||Height: 6ft 4in|
|Reach: 85in||Reach: 78in|
|Stance: Orthodox||Stance: Orthodox|
|Total Fights: 32||Total Fights: 30|
|Wins: 31||Wins: 28|
|Wins by KO: 22||Wins by KO: 19|
|Losses: 0||Losses: 2|
|Draws: 1||Draws: 0|
Dillian Whyte has a reach of 78 inches, compared to Fury at 85. So, it's going to be hard for him to be able to get inside on Fury and utilize the power he's shown he has in past fights.
Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte Prediction
Despite his towering 6ft 9in stature and 270 pounds frame, the Gypsy King boasts arguably the best footwork at this weight. He possesses a significantly better boxing IQ and a far wider array of shots in his locker.
Whyte has serious power in both hands, and could trouble Fury with his skills and energy. Anyway, we expect Fury to use his boxing, as well as his reach to keep Whyte at a distance.
At the end of the night, Fury should be able to get a stoppage in late rounds.
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Fury vs Whyte: What's on the line?
It will be Fury's second defence of his WBC belt having snatched the coveted green-and-gold strap from Deontay Wilder's custody during one of the greatest heavyweight trilogies of all time.
As a further incentive for both fighters, the winner of this WBC World Heavyweight title fight at Wembley looks set to face the victor of the upcoming Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua rematch in what will be a massive, money-spinning, undisputed world title clash to unify the heavyweight division.
Who is fighting on the Fury vs Whyte undercard?
The undercard will be headed up by a return to the ring for the British junior lightweight champion, Anthony “The Apache” Cacace (19-1, 7 KOs). The Belfast native will fight for the vacant WBO International title against Jonathan Romero (34-1, 19 KOs).
Tyson Fury's half-brother Tommy Fury will fight the Polish veteran Daniel Bocianski (10-1, 2 KOs), months after his bout against Jake Paul was called off due to Tommy's shoulder injury.
Furthermore, Tyson Fury comrade Isaac Lowe (23-1-3, 6 KOs) will take on undefeated Liverpool native Nick Ball (14-0, 7 KOs) while young heavyweight star David Adeleye (8-0, 7 KOs) will lock horns with Chris Heale.
Anthony Cacace vs. Jonathan Romero (super-featherweight)
Tommy Fury vs. Daniel Bocianski (light-heavyweight)
Isaac Lowe vs. Nick Ball (featherweight)
David Adeleye vs. Chris Healey (heavyweight)
Kurt Walker vs. TBC (super-featherweight)
Karol Itauma vs. Michal Ciach (light-heavyweight)
Royston Barney-Smith vs. Jahfieus Faure (super-featherweight)
Who is Tony Bellew predicting to win?
In an interview with IFL TV Tony Bellew has predicted Dillian Whyte to upset the odds. In his opinion, Dillian Whyte's body punches will be the key to break Tyson Fury's resistance. Interestingly, former heavyweight champ David Haye has also tipped Dillian White to pull up the massive upset and clinch the WBC World Heavywight title.