Tyson Fury‘s defence of his heavyweight world title against Dillian Whyte has been confirmed.

 

Frank Warren, the Gypsy King’s promoter in the UK, won a purse bid on Friday evening of £30million following months of arduous negotiations.

And now in an 80/20 split, the WBC champion – who defended his title against Deontay Wilder in October last year – is set to earn £23m from the bout.

Tyson Fury 's defence of his heavyweight world title against Dillian Whyte has been confirmed

Tyson Fury ‘s defence of his heavyweight world title against Dillian Whyte has been confirmed
This represents Whyte's first challenge for a world title over the course of his career

This represents Whyte’s first challenge for a world title over the course of his career