Tyson Fury’s next fight not ordered by WBC with Dillian Whyte waiting for confirmation of world title shot | Boxing News

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Tyson Fury’s anticipated fight towards Dillian Whyte is but to be confirmed after the WBC opted not to formally order a compulsory WBC heavyweight title fight.

Fury was anticipated to obtain confirmation of his next WBC title fight, with Whyte sitting in pole place to problem as a result of his standing because the WBC ‘interim’ champion.

But the WBC did not reveal Fury’s obligatory commitments at its annual conference on Tuesday, which means Whyte should wait longer for the fight to be sanctioned.

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Fury is ready to return to Britain for a fight early next 12 months, says his US promoter Bob Arum

An inventory of the newest WBC rankings was tweeted out by the governing physique, with no point out of the obligatory challenger.

The WBC handed a ruling final month that Fury should defend his belt towards the WBC ‘interim’ champion, if he may not agree an undisputed world title fight towards Oleksandr Usyk inside 30 days.

Usyk is already dedicated to a rematch towards Anthony Joshua and with the WBC deadline now gone, then Fury vs Whyte would seem the one attainable consequence.

Dillian Whyte
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Dillian Whyte knocked out Alexander Povetkin to regain the WBC ‘interim’ title in March

US promoter Bob Arum has recommended that Fury may return to Britain for a fight next 12 months after his Eleventh-round stoppage of Deontay Wilder in final month’s trilogy conflict in Las Vegas.

Arum has beforehand advised Sky Sports: “Who Fury fights next will be determined by Fury.

Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder
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Fury retained the WBC belt with a dramatic win over Deontay Wilder

“If the fight is in the UK, I would think Whyte would be a good possibility, as well as Joe Joyce.

“It may be very, crucial that Tyson, having executed his final 5 fights within the US, that he goes again and does a fight within the UK.”

Watch Terence Crawford’s world title fight towards Shawn Porter, stay on Sky Sports from 2am on Sunday.



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