When is battle, where will it take place and what TV channel is it on

Tyson Fury is set to face Dillian Whyte subsequent within the defence of his world heavyweight title after the World Boxing Council sanctioning physique moved Whyte into necessary challenger standing with three choices for the venue: Cardiff, Manchester, or Las Vegas, Nevada, anticipated to be in March 2022. 

The determination seems to have dominated out Anthony Joshua stepping apart from his rematch with Oleksandr Usyk for Fury and Usyk – holder of the IBF, WBA and WBO belts – to contest an undisputed heavyweight title subsequent.   

Whyte, the interim WBC champion, was the organisation’s No 1 contender for greater than 1,000 days with out a title shot, and had taken authorized motion in opposition to the WBC, which it seems, has now been resolved behind the scenes, paving the way in which for the competition to be ordered. 

Fury, undefeated in 31 fights, and coming off an exhilarating trilogy contest victory in opposition to Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas in October, has one deal left on his contract with US-based Top Rank promoter Bob Arum, with Whyte promoted by Eddie Hearn. Frank Warren is Fury’s UK promoter, working together with Arum. 

The WBC has ordered an “open negotiation period” and if an settlement between the Fury-Whyte groups fails to materialise within the coming weeks, a handbag bid will be ordered. Fury is prone to demand an 80/20 or 75/25 share of their purse, regular apply in these conditions. 

Fury, in the meantime, on stage on the O2 Arena on Tuesday night time as a part of a six-city homecoming tour which ends Wednesday in Glasgow, revealed Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua had been on the high of the wishlist, however that he was prepared “to fight all of them, I don’t care”. 

“I’ll leave it up to my promoters to sort out. Usyk holds all the other belts, Anthony Joshua has a big name, but I’ll beat any challenger, I don’t care who it is. I’ll happily beat Whyte up and give him a boxing lesson,” mentioned Fury.   

Fury, from Manchester, has not competed within the UK since his comeback battle in August 2018.

What is it?

A world heavyweight battle between Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte for the WBC belt.

When is it?

A date is but to be finalised however it is set to take place in March 2022.

Where is it?

There are at present three potential areas for the battle – Cardiff, Manchester, or Las Vegas, Nevada

Warren advised Telegraph Sport: “We’ll look at all the options, but Cardiff and Manchester are at play in the UK, or if not, we’ll go to Las Vegas again. But we are in talks already. We want to get this over the line so that Tyson has his objectives and can get into camp.” 

How to look at Fury-Wilder III on TV

Fury’s current fights have been broadcast on BT Sport pay-per-view whereas Whyte’s bouts has been on Sky Sports field office.

It means a deal will possible must be caught over who holds the principle rights.

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