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Tyson Fury vs Whyte LIVE: Result as Fury knocks out Whyte at Wembley

Follow all the fallout from Fury vs Whyte at Wembley Stadium

Alex Pattle
Wembley Stadium
Sunday 24 April 2022 01:19
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Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte face off at weigh-in

Tyson Fury retained the WBC heavyweight title with a stunning knockout of Dillian Whyte on Saturday night, remaining unbeaten by stopping his challenger in the sixth round at Wembley Stadium.

A crowd of 94,000 had gathered in the London venue to watch one of the biggest clashes in the history of British heavyweight boxing, and both fighters received plenty of cheers as they made their entrances for the main event – though Fury, 33, was clearly the fan favourite for those in attendance. The “Gypsy King” entered the fight undefeated and emerged the same way, improving his record to 32-0-1 (23 knockouts), while handing Whyte the third loss of the Jamaican-born Londoner’s professional career.

Fury had looked the sharper fighter all throughout the bout as Whyte, 34, struggled to manage range. The challenger was jabbing from too great a distance and missing with wild overhand rights as he looked to get closer to the champion. Late in the fifth round, Fury stung Whyte with a one-two. One round later, it was all over. Whyte parried a jab but left his right hand high, obscuring his own vision as Fury drilled an uppercut into the “Bodysnatcher”’s jaw. Whyte collapsed to the canvas, and although he beat the referee’s count, the fight was waved off as Whyte fell into the official’s arms. “I think this is it, it might be the final curtain,” said Fury afterwards, having claimed ahead of the event that he would retire. “And what a way to go out”. Follow all the fallout from Fury vs Whyte, below.

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“Tyson Fury’s heavyweight reign reached new heights and possibly a glorious end on Saturday night as the WBC champion shattered the resistance of Dillian Whyte with a devastating uppercut in the sixth round. In front of a raucous and record-breaking crowd at Wembley, Fury was clinical and unfazed, slowly but surely bludgeoning the challenger towards defeat, and the end was as brutal as it was spectacular.

“Whyte had been confounded by Fury’s superior size and reach from the opening bell but his sheer force of will had never been in question. He rose to his feet even as his senses betrayed him but was caught by the referee on his way back down. The bout was waved off with just one second of the round remaining.

“After serenading the crowd, Fury maintained his promise that his next opponent will be the mundanity of retirement and a peaceful life away from boxing’s bloody spotlight. His words have never possessed the same conviction as his punches and there is hardly a guarantee he won’t renege on that decision when the carrot of an undisputed bout against either Oleksandr Usyk or Anthony Joshua is dangled. It would be a crowning occasion, but if that ferocious uppercut is to be the last glimpse of Fury in the ring, his legacy will be gilded by it rather than diminished.”

Read Tom Kershaw’s full report here:

Tyson Fury knocks out Dillian Whyte to retain WBC heavyweight title

Fury floored Whyte with a right uppercut in the sixth round and the referee waved the fight off

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Another angle of the knockout punch.

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A picture that in many ways sums up Whyte’s showing this evening.

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Fury on what he told his team before walking out: “I said, ‘This is gonna be an exceptional performance, this is gonna be a show.’”

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Warren: “For me, he is without a doubt the best heavyweight of his generation.”

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“He brought me back from the brink of death,” Fury says of promoter Frank Warren.

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Fury at the post-fight press conference: “I’ve never experienced an atmosphere like that.”

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A show of respect from Fury.

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UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou is here! He still wants a piece of Fury...

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