Tyson Fury vs. Dillian Whyte: Date, Venue, PPV, and Press Conference Details

Published 01/29/2022, 1:36 AM EST
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 15: Tyson Fury speaks at the press conference with Deontay Wilder at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live on June 15, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images)

The WBC heavyweight title fight between Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte is finally on. ‘The Body Snatcher’ waited desperately for this opportunity and now he’s in for his ultimate boxing test. Meanwhile, Fury will look to win and advance to an undisputed heavyweight title bout.

Fury’s promoters, Bob Arum and Frank Warren, won the purse bid for this clash for a whopping $41 million. With that, there are thousands of questions popping in boxing lovers’ heads pertaining to this fight’s date, venue, PPV, and more vital details.

Bob Arum cleared the air about the same in a chat with FightHype.

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“Well, it was Eddie Hearn bid for Matchroom. You know, actually for the zone. And we were bidding with our television Partners, BT in the UK and ESPN in the United States. And Fury clearly wanted to do the fight with us. Because of his relationship, both the BT and to ESPN and we’re able to win the bid,” he said.

Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte – All you need to know

1) Date

“Late April. Yes, but I am not at liberty to reveal that date. That’ll be announced next week,” stated the Top Rank boss.

2) Venue

Arum said, “That will be in the UK, and that will be announced this next week.”

Bob Arum even claimed that this fight will go down in one of Britain’s soccer stadiums.

3) PPV

“No, no, in the UK, it’ll be on BT And Sky is making its platform available. Be a massive fight, pay-per-view in the UK. In the United States, ESPN will be the distributor and it’ll be on all platforms in demand: DIRECTV, Dish, and ESPN Plus.”

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“As a pay-per-view,” he added.

4) Press conference

Arum revealed that they will unveil more vital details on Whyte vs Fury at a press conference next week. This will include the targeted date alongside a potential venue for the fight. Hence, all eyes will be on this press conference.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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