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WBC must give Tyson Fury ‘no choice’ but to fight me next as mandatory challenger – Dillian Whyte says

Dillian Whyte has demanded that the WBC force Tyson Fury to face him next following his victory over Deontay Wilder. The Gypsy King, 33, ended his rivalry with the Bronze Bomber on Saturday night after securing an 11th round knockout victory in Las Vegas. However, Fury has maintained that he will take a break before deciding his next plan with Whyte the WBC's mandatory challenger for his title, while a unification fight against the winner of Oleksandr Usyk's rematch with Anthony Joshua could be on the horizon. Whyte has now come out to state that he must fight Fury next and that the WBC must compel the Gypsy King to face him. 'Fury has the belt. Wilder had the chance to fight me for three years but didn't,' Whyte told Sky Sports News. 'Hopefully now the WBC forces my positio...
Tyson Fury must be forced to fight me – Dillian Whyte
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Tyson Fury must be forced to fight me – Dillian Whyte

Dillian Whyte has asked the WBC to force Tyson Fury to fight him next. According to him, the WBC should give Fury “no choice” but to accept a mandatory title fight. Whyte has endured a lengthy wait for a shot at the belt. Last weekend, Fury knocked down Deontay Wilder in the 11th round of their trilogy fight. The victory extended his own undefeated record and reign as WBC heavyweight champion. Whyte’s status as mandatory challenger could lead to his first chance at the belt if he beats Otto Wallin later this month. “Fury has the belt. Wilder had the chance to fight me for three years but didn’t,” Whyte told Sky Sports News. “Hopefully now the WBC forces my position and Fury has no choice. “It’s a massive British fight, a major fight for Britain. “Fury is an unp...
Tyson Fury reveals he’s stopped having s*x and mast*rbating while preparing for his fight with Deontay Wilder
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Tyson Fury reveals he’s stopped having s*x and mast*rbating while preparing for his fight with Deontay Wilder

WBC and Lineal heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury has revealed he has deprived himself of sex ahead of his fight this weekend, October 9 with Deontay Wilder. Fury, 33, takes on arch rival Deontay Wilder, 35, in Las Vegas for a third time on Saturday and the boxer who once controversially stated that he masturbated 'seven times a day' says Wilder will fall victim to his 'pent up aggression' as he has deprived himself of many of his basic delights prior to Saturday fight. He says he has not just cut out the beers, the junk food and the nights out but also the primal instinct for sex. Fury's wife Paris is back home in the UK recovering from the delivery of their sixth child and Fury says he can't remember when last he had sex. 'Of course,' Tyson Fury said to Sky Sports when ...
You’re fake – Tyson Fury hits back at Anthony Joshua
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You’re fake – Tyson Fury hits back at Anthony Joshua

World Boxing Champion, WBC, heavyweight, Tyson Fury has hit back at Nigerian-born fellow British boxer, Anthony Joshua, describing him as an ex-drug dealer, who came from a very rough council estate. Joshua, popularly known as AJ, who is the current WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight world champion, in a recent interview with Man United legend, Gary Neville, said, “I’ll smoke that guy. I will. It’s annoying,” talking about Fury. When Fury appeared on Neville’s show, The Overlap, and was shown the clip of AJ’s earlier interview, the British boxer did not hold back in his response. Fury said: “AJ couldn’t smoke a cigarette, never mind smoke the ‘Gypsy King’. He hasn’t got the minerals to fight a man like me. “I will absolutely annihilate that bodybuilder.” Talking about respect fo...
Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder: WBC postpones heavyweight trilogy fight
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Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder: WBC postpones heavyweight trilogy fight

British boxer, Tyson Fury’s heavyweight trilogy title defence against American fighter, Deontay Wilder has been postponed. The July 24 heavyweight fight was postponed after members of Fury’s camp contracted COVID-19. The World Boxing Council, WBC, confirmed this in a tweet via their Twitter handle on Friday. The WBC, however, did not say when the trilogy fight would now hold. “Fury vs Wilder III will be postponed,” the WBC tweeted. “We wish Tyson Fury’s team and him speedy recovery from COVID.” Recall that Fury handed Wilder a brutal beating in seven one-sided rounds in their second fight in February last year. Their first fight, in December 2018 ended in a controversial split-decision draw in which Fury was knocked down twice. Neither Fury nor Wilder has fought si...
I Can Beat Anthony Joshua With One Arm Tied Behind My Back, Tyson Fury Reaveals
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I Can Beat Anthony Joshua With One Arm Tied Behind My Back, Tyson Fury Reaveals

Tyson Fury is a British boxer that hold the belt for WBC title. The much talked about fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua has been gaining Momentum over the past few months. Tyson Fury has come out to say he can beat his boxing counterpart with just one hand and the other tied behind his back. For the first time in the history of boxing the WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO belts will be set forward as the winner of the match takes it all. Tyson Fury fought Deontay Wilder, 35 in February last year and he defeated Wilder in the Match. Although Anthony Joshua is 31-years old and the Nigerian Defeated Kubrat Pulev who is 39 year old recently, and it seems Joshua can give Fury a run for his money because it will be a match to watch. It seems that negotiations are on going to lan...
I Will Smash Anthony Joshua – Tyson Fury
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I Will Smash Anthony Joshua – Tyson Fury

WBC Champion, Tyson Fury, has boasted he will beat Anthony Joshua inside three rounds. Negotiations for a dream fight between the two British boxers are still on. But Fury took to social media to say: “I just got off the phone with [my trainer] Sugarhill Steward in America. “We are going to smash AJ – one round, two rounds, three rounds. Done! “Can’t wait.” Fury’s message is the latest suggestion that he expects to face Joshua this year. The WBC champion’s feisty warning to his IBF, WBA and WBO counterpart comes after one of the biggest obstacles in agreeing the undisputed heavyweight title fight drew nearer to being resolved. Oleksandr Usyk’s is the WBO mandatory challenger to the title held by Joshua, but the governing body has now contacted the Ukrainian....
I insulted Deontay Wilder on facetime after beating him and I’ve not heard from him since – Tyson Fury
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I insulted Deontay Wilder on facetime after beating him and I’ve not heard from him since – Tyson Fury

WBC, Ring Magazine and Linear boxing Champion, Tyson Fury has revealed he has spoken to rival Deontay Wilder once, since beating him in February ahead of a rematch in December. Since Wilder lost his WBC crown to Fury in humiliating fashion, he has been silent as the December target date for their trilogy fight draws closer, prompting speculation that he might not take the fight. Fury and Wilder regularly exchanged tweets and text messages over the years but according to Fury, Wilder has gone quiet after he face-timed him in March to insult him.     When asked if he’s heard from Wilder about the trilogy, Fury told White and Jordan on talkSPORT: “I’ve not heard a thing. “He took a FaceTime from me in March. “I called him a bit of a big dosser and then h...
Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder drug test results released
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Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder drug test results released

The World Boxing Council (WBC) has published the drug test results for Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder, after their fight last month. The tests were carried out by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association [VADA]. Fury produced an impressive performance to defeat Wilder by TKO in the seventh round and claim the WBC heavyweight title. WBC has now confirmed in a statement that both fighters passed all their tests. It reads: “World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, and Deontay Wilder, came out clean in the doping tests conducted by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association as part of the successful Clean Boxing Program. “We want to thank both warriors and their respective teams for their willingness to sign up for the Clea...
Anthony Joshua promises to beat Kubrat Pulev in the 11th round of their huge heavyweight clash
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Anthony Joshua promises to beat Kubrat Pulev in the 11th round of their huge heavyweight clash

Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, has promised to beat his next opponent Kubrat Pulev in the 11th round of their heavyweight clash in June 2020.    The 30-year-old will take on the Bulgarian at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium before a potential fight with Tyson Fury later in the year.   'He's been in the game for a while, he went to the top level and then he got defeated,' Joshua told William Hill.   'So he knows his way around the ring. He's had his chance at the top level and now he's coming back again, so he's probably going to try and get it right.   'I'll be expecting a more polished, smarter Pulev, and he can bang a bit as well. He's had a few knockouts on his record as well, he can bang and he can box so he's a boxer-puncher.   'It's kind ...
Deontay Wilder Reveals why Tyson Fury Defeated Him, Declares Next Fight
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Deontay Wilder Reveals why Tyson Fury Defeated Him, Declares Next Fight

American fighter, Deontay Wilder, has said he lost to British boxer, Tyson Fury in their rematch on Saturday night because the 31-year-old was the ‘best’ man on the night. According to Wilder, Fury had an excellent performance against him, adding that he would come back stronger next time. DAILY POST recalls that Fury knocked out Wilder in the 7th round at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, USA, to regain the WBC world heavyweight title in the process. “The best boxer [Fury] won tonight,” Wilder was quoted by Metro UK as saying after the fight. “Fury had an excellent performance against me, but I will be back stronger next time. “Before the fight, I had many issues, but it is not an excuse for me losing against Fury. “But I wished my corner would have allowed me...
Boxing Icon, David Haye Explains Why Deontay Wilder Lost to Tyson Fury
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Boxing Icon, David Haye Explains Why Deontay Wilder Lost to Tyson Fury

Boxing icon David Haye has explained what he feels went wrong in Deontay Wilder's loss to Tyson fury in the WBC heavyweight belt clash on Sunday morning. Fury battered Deontay Wilder from the opening bell until one minute and 39 seconds into the seventh round, when Wilder's corner threw in the towel, to beat the Bronze Bomber and claim the Lineal Heavyweight, WBC and Ring Magazine championship belts.   Fury before the fight said he will be coming out to attack Wilder and many fans didn't believe Fury would defeat Wilder, a scenario that David Haye says played into Fury's hands. David Haye, a former Heavyweight champion during his own time, was sitting at ringside for BT Sport during the fight and he couldn’t believe what he witnessed, saying Tyson Fury exhibited 'g...
More Photos from WBC Champion of Tyson Fury’s Sensational Win Over Deontay Wilder
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More Photos from WBC Champion of Tyson Fury’s Sensational Win Over Deontay Wilder

Tyson Fury on Sunday morning became the WBC heavyweight champion of the world, defeating Deontay Wilder in the 7th round in the Heavyweight championship clash in MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas. Fury got a technical knockout over Deontay Wilder in the seventh round after inflicting many devastating headshots on the American.   Fury knocked out Wilder in the second round, making the American fall down to the canvas, his second time of touching the canvas in his career, which ultimately led to his loss against a much fitter and energetic Fury. Both men made stunning ring walks in front of a packed-out MGM Grand, with Wilder donning a shiny suit of armour with his lighted mask while Fury entered the ring sitting on a golden throne. It was the second time both fighte...
Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder in Brutal Seventh-round KO to win WBC Heavyweight Championship
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Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder in Brutal Seventh-round KO to win WBC Heavyweight Championship

Tyson Fury has become the WBC heavyweight champion of the world, defeating Deontay Wilder in the 7th round in the Heavyweight championship clash on Sunday morning Feb 23rd at MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas     Fury who came in as the challenger, surpassed the odds, by getting a technical knockout over Deontay Wilder.   In the third round, Fury knocked out Wilder, making the American fall down to the canvas, his second time of touching the canvas in his career. In the last round (seventh), Fury smashed Wilder in the face with a straight right, and Wilder was trapped in the corner, causing his people to throw in the towel after noticing that he had a bloody cut on his mouth and blood dripping out of his ears. The referee immediately called off the...
Deontay Wilder Vows to Surpass his Idol Muhammad Ali and says Rematch with Tyson Fury Could be Bigger than Mayweather vs Pacquiao
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Deontay Wilder Vows to Surpass his Idol Muhammad Ali and says Rematch with Tyson Fury Could be Bigger than Mayweather vs Pacquiao

Undefeated WBC Heavyweight champion of the world, Deontay Wilder, has vowed to surpass his "idol" Muhammad Ali by knocking out Tyson Fury on Saturday night in Las Vegas, while saying his fight with Fury could be bigger than Mayweather's money spinning fight with Manny Pacquiao in 2018. Fury and Wilder fought to a much criticized draw in December 2018 as Fury won 10 rounds but was knocked down by Wilder in 2 rounds causing the judges to label the match a draw. The 34-year-old American Wilder would trail only the likes of Joe Louis, Larry Holmes and Wladimir Klitschko on the list of heavyweights with the most consecutive defences of the world title if he beats Fury even though the British boxer promised a knockout in Saturday's rematch. Muhammad Ali has a record of 10 consecutive...
Six Boxing Greats Who Regained The Heavyweight Title
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Six Boxing Greats Who Regained The Heavyweight Title

1FLOYD PATTERSON The first two-time champion in the history of boxing's top division, Patterson was also the youngest heavyweight king when, at the age of 21 in November 1956, he knocked out Archie Moore in five rounds. He held the title until being battered in a three-round loss by Ingemar Johansson. Patterson was floored by the Swede seven times in a comprehensive defeat, but remarkably won their 1960 rematch via a fifth-round stoppage. The drama continued in Patterson vs. Johansson III as the American hit the canvas twice and returned the favor inside the opening round before rallying to win in six. Sonny Liston brutally ended Patterson's second reign and an attempt to unseat the man who would emulate his historic feat proved unsuccessful. 2MUHAMMAD ALI Ali was working toward th...
Deontay Wilder And Tyson Fury To Rematch On February 5
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Deontay Wilder And Tyson Fury To Rematch On February 5

WBC champion, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will have a heavyweight rematch on February 5, after their meeting last December ended in a draw. This was made known by WBC in a statement which read: “Consistent with the WBC Board of governors voting regarding the direct rematch between WBC champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, the WBC is hereby notifying both camps that the free negotiation period is opened and if there is no agreement between the parties a purse bid will be conducted by the WBC on Tuesday February 5th . “The WBC has modified the 70-30 split and has confirmed a 60-40 split in favor of the champion Wilder considering the market value of Fury.”
Anthony Joshua’s Team “Begging” For Fight – Deontay Wilder
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Anthony Joshua’s Team “Begging” For Fight – Deontay Wilder

WBC Champion Deontay Wilder has claimed that Anthony Joshua's team are "begging" for a world heavyweight unification bout. 33-year-old, Wilder controversially drew against Tyson Fury earlier this month in Los Angeles. MySportDab report the WBC have now sanctioned a rematch after a "unanimous agreement" in a meeting of the board of governors. However, Speaking on Joe Pogan's podcast, Wilder said: "They're definitely begging now. He's trying to reach out all of a sudden. "His management have been trying to reach out to mine as well," he added about the possibility of a heavyweight unification fight, in which all four (IBF, WBO, WBA and WBC) titles are up for grabs. "He could have had this opportunity, he had many opportunities; he could have fought Luis Ortiz, he could hav...
Tyson Fury And Deontay Wilder Clash At Press Conference
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Tyson Fury And Deontay Wilder Clash At Press Conference

We nearly got to see Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder exchange blows, even before the official fight, as they yesterday clashed at a press conference. Fury and Wilder are both set to face off for the WBC Heavyweight title in Los Angeles, and a final pre-fight press conference was held earlier this evening LA, in which both men vowed to knock out the other. Shortly after coming together to pose for the traditional face-off pictures, a mass brawl nearly ensued. Just moments after coming very close to Fury, Wilder shouted: “I’ma knock you the f**k out.” Fury then smiled and said: “I want you to, I want you to.” 33-year-old Wilder became increasingly agitated, saying: “I promise you, I promise you.” As Fury stood on his tiptoes, Wilder said: “I don’t give a f**k how big you ...
Top SA Boxer Tests Positive In Doping Scandal
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Top SA Boxer Tests Positive In Doping Scandal

Top South African boxer Kevin Lerena has been thrust into the centre of a doping saga, the World Boxing Council (WBC) has confirmed. While exact details are unclear at this early stage, the WBC tweeted on Wednesday that Lerena had "tested positive" last month. "BREAKING NEWS: Boxer Kevin Lerena tested positive in a test by @Vada_Testing done in October 18, in Johannesburg, South Africa," the WBC tweeted. VADA is the Voluntary Anti-Doping Society - an organisation that works with the WBC on the Clean Boxing Programme. Lerena, 26, who is the current IBO World Cruiserweight champion, turned professional in 2009 and has a professional record of 21-1. Lerena found himself in the spotlight back in 2014 during the Oscar Pistorius murder trial when he testified in the state's case a...
Canelo Alvarez Defeats Gennady Golovkin On Points To Win An Epic And Controversial Middleweight Boxing Title Fight
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Canelo Alvarez Defeats Gennady Golovkin On Points To Win An Epic And Controversial Middleweight Boxing Title Fight

In a rematch one year after a controversial draw, Canelo Alvarez defeated Gennady "GGG" Golovkin on points to win a majority split decision in a middleweight boxing title fight on Saturday night in Las Vegas.   The match was for the WBC, WBA and IBO middleweight world titles. Alvarez, who is from Mexico, upped his record to 50-1-2. Golovkin, from Kazakhstan, is now 38-1-1. This time around Alvarez won in a very close decision.   Two judges scored the fight 115-113, while a third scored it 114-114. "He's a great fighter but the difference is in your opponents. I'm an elite fighter and I showed it tonight," Alvarez said in an in-ring interview with HBO's Max Kellerman. A year ago, Alvarez and Golovkin entered the ring with only one loss between them in 88 fights....
Why I Attacked Tyson Fury – Anthony Joshua
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Why I Attacked Tyson Fury – Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua says that his decision to hit out at Tyson Fury on Twitter was brought about by a need to “fight fire with fire”, ESPN reports. Joshua, who stopped Carlos Takam in the 10th round to defend his heavyweight titles at the Principality Stadium last month, targeted the former WBA, WBO and IBO title holder as part of a stunning outburst on Twitter. Although heavyweight title rivals Joseph Parker and Deontay Wilder were included in Joshua’s tweets, it was Fury who bore the brunt of the 28-year-old’s attacks, with the ‘Gypsy King’ being told to “get fit you fat f—”. “I feel like he says a lot of negative things about me, time and time again,” Joshua explained in an interview with Sport360. “I try to be professional but remember this is a fighting sport and you have to me...
WBC Champion Deontay Wilder Wants Ultimate Fight With Anthony Joshua
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WBC Champion Deontay Wilder Wants Ultimate Fight With Anthony Joshua

World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has stated that his ultimate goal is to fight International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Association (WBA) title holder Nigerian-born Anthony Joshua. Joshua will face Cameroonian-born French boxer Carlos Takam at the Cardiff Principality Stadium in Wales on Saturday night. Wilder, 32, will defend his WBC title against Bermane Stiverne on 4 November. According to BBC Sport, Alabama-born Wilder believes Joshua, 27, should be ready for the unification bout after beating Wladimir Klitschko. “He has already fought a guy that got way more experience than I. The ultimate goal is to get Joshua,” Wilder said. “I don’t see what’s the difference between me and any other guy.” Wilder went on to state that his ...
Defender To Contender: Man Utd Legend Ferdinand Confirms Move Into Boxing
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Defender To Contender: Man Utd Legend Ferdinand Confirms Move Into Boxing

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has confirmed that he will be swapping boots for gloves by taking on a new challenge in the world of boxing. The ex-England international has announced that he will be seeking to become a professional in another sporting field at the age of 38, and two years after he retired from the football ranks. Ferdinand spent close to 20 years at the very highest level during an illustrious playing career which saw him grace the books of West Ham, Leeds, Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers – while winning 81 caps for his country. He is now moving in a different direction, as part of the ‘Defender to Contender’ project, and is hoping that the support of Betfair will allow him to earn his British Boxing Board of Control licence before stepping in...

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