MMA Fighting has Tyson Fury vs. Dillian Whyte reside round-by-round updates of one of many high boxing fights of the yr Saturday afternoon at Wembley Stadium in London, England.
Fury, who has a 31-0-1 profession report, will compete for the primary time this yr. He knocked out Deontay Wilder in his previous two outings.
Fury has mentioned this would be the ultimate battle of his profession. He is anticipated to make round $30 million for the battle.
Dillian Whyte (28-2), who will make round $8 million for the battle, may also enter the ring for the primary time this yr. In his final battle, Whyte avenged a earlier loss to Alexander Povetkin with a fourth-round TKO on March 27, 2021.
Check out the Fury vs. Whyte principal occasion reside weblog beneath.
The principal occasion begins shortly.
Wembley is rocking because it awaits the rivals.
Dillian Whyte out first to the menacing and acquainted theme from Jaws.
Fury strolling out to American Pie, together with a video package deal of his profession with an look from Don McLean himself.
Correction: That was simply the preamble. A second a part of the intro has begun and Fury nonetheless hasn’t entered.
And there he’s, accompanied by Notorious B.I.G.’s Juicy. But wait there’s extra, it’s apparently a mash-up of Juicy and Sex on Fire by Kings of Leon!
Fury makes his means over to a throne that he sits in to an unlimited roar from the group. Unbelievable spectacle for what may very well be the final battle of “The Gypsy King.” He disrobes and at last heads to the ring.
Laura Wright on anthem duties as Wembley sings together with God Save the Queen.
Mark Lyson is the referee for the primary occasion.
Round 1: Whyte out in southpaw stance. Straight left to the physique for Whyte. Whyte poking on the physique. Fury flicks a jab. Just tap-tapping Whyte’s abdomen and chin. Left throughout the physique by Whyte. Whyte scoring to the physique with fast punches. Fast proper hand up high by Fury. Right hand by Whyte, Fury solutions with a proper. Fury connects with a 1-2.
MMA Fighting scores the spherical 10-9 Fury.
Round 2: Whyte comes out orthodox, however now its Fury in southpaw. Fury sneaks in a left. Whyte walks Fury down, however misses with a looping proper hand. Fury working the jab. Both boxers in orthodox stance now. Whyte goes head-body. Jab by Whyte. Fury goes 1-2 to the physique, jab up high. Whyte solutions a jab to the physique with a straight punch. Right hand excessive scores for Fury, Whyte lunges in and pushes Fury to the ropes in response. Fury scores with one other proper hand. They commerce physique blows. Fury discovering his vary with the jab. Check hook by Fury.
MMA Fighting scores the spherical 10-9 Fury. Overall, 20-18 Fury.
Round 3: Left hook by Fury. Whyte going to the physique to try to arrange his overhand proper, however it’s not shut. There’s one other test hook by Fury. He catches Whyte with a strong physique shot. Whyte doubles up on the jab, Fury hits him with a left hook. A proper will get round Whyte’s protection. Fury simply leaning on Whyte towards the ropes. Fury out-pacing Whyte proper now, peppering him with straight punches. Uppercut from Fury as he comes off of the ropes.
MMA Fighting scores the spherical 10-9 Fury. Overall, 30-27 Fury.
Round 4: Whyte opens Round 3 by actually leaning on Fury towards the ropes. Lyson has to get bodily to separate each boxers. He warns them to interrupt on command. Some humorous enterprise happening there. Whyte catches Fury with a left hook. Good rip to the physique by Whyte. Fury backs him up with straight punches. Fury throwing proper down the center now. Fury units up a proper that connects. Step-in jab for Whyte. Whyte needs to go to the physique however Fury is making him pay with counters. Lyson warns Whyte to observe how he’s utilizing his elbow within the clinch. They’re wrestling within the nook and Lyson once more goes to seize them to separate them. Someone in that nook throwing water whereas they have been within the nook? The boxers getting an extended lecture with 30 seconds to go. Fury with a left hook to the physique. Whyte throws a left hook that lands on the physique.
MMA Fighting scores the spherical 10-9 Fury. Overall, 40-36 Fury.
Round 5: Jab-jab-jab-jab by Fury. He hits a fast 1-2 to the physique. Whyte rips a physique shot, however eats a jab. Fury’s jab is on level. Fury smacks Whyte with a proper hand to the aspect of Whyte’s head. Whyte’s solely offense proper now’s physique work that doesn’t appear to be affecting Fury that a lot. Fury locked in and he’s selecting Whyte aside. More jabs from Fury. Whyte connects with a pleasant physique shot. Whyte with a jab to the physique.
MMA Fighting scores the spherical 10-9 Fury. Overall, 50-45 Fury.
Round 6: Fury controlling the ring. He’s not letting Whyte get any sort of rhythm. Whyte sticks along with his plan of going to the physique. Whyte doubles up on the jab. Fury slips a jab between Whyte’s guard. Fury scores with punches off of a separation. Another proper lands for Fury. Whyte defending nicely, not throwing a lot. Whyte catches Fury with a left hook to the physique. Fury fires a proper hand physique blow. Whyte with a left to the physique. Right uppercut from Fury catches Whyte clear and he goes DOWN. He stands and is on jelly legs, referee taking a detailed look and he has to catch a stumbling Whyte as he tries to get to a nook. This one is over!
Official outcome: Tyson Fury def. Dillian Whyte by way of TKO at 2:59 of Round 6
“Dillian Whyte is a warrior and I consider Dillian will likely be a world champion,” Fury mentioned afterward. “But tonight he met an ideal of the game. I’m one of many best heavyweights of all time and sadly for Dillian Whyte he needed to face me right here tonight. It’s no shame, it’s a tricky sport, he’s as sturdy as a bull and has the guts of a lion however you’re not messing with a mediocre heavyweight. You’re messing with one of the best man on the planet and also you noticed what occurred.”
Fury is requested about retirement and he thanks his coach SugarHill Steward for making him “the largest puncher in boxing.” He calls Steward one of the best coach in all of boxing.
“I promised my pretty spouse, Paris, of 14 years, that after the Wilder 3 battle that that might be it,” Fury mentioned. “And I meant it. It was an ideal trilogy and I meant that. But I obtained supplied to battle at Wembley at residence and I consider that I deserved and I owed it to the followers. I owed it to each particular person within the United Kingdom to come back right here and battle at Wembley.”
“Now it’s all finished and I’ve to be a person of my phrase. I believe that is it. This is perhaps the ultimate curtain for ‘The Gypsy King.’”
Fury takes the mic for a reprise of American Pie.