Fury’s promoter rules out Whyte fight in UK and wants 10,000 Brits in Las Vegas

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BOB ARUM will welcome 10,000 traveling Brits to Las Vegas instead of promoting a fight between Tyson Fury and Dillian White on home soil.

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Following their rematch win in 2020, Fury faced Deontay Wilder in a trilogy match on Saturday night in Sin City, when the original all-class ended.

WBC Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury ahead of his trilogy with Deontay Wildercredit: mega agency
Dillian White is the WBC Mandatory Challenger

Dillian White is the WBC Mandatory Challengercredit: Dave Thompson Matchroom Boxing

Then, on October 30, White, 33, battles Otto Wallin, with the winner set to be the mandatory challenger for the WBC title.


That means Fury, who needed 47 stitches after defeating Wallin in 2019, could be ordered into a largely English case with White.

But his American promoter Arum prefers to do it in the heavyweight’s backyard rather than in the fighting capital of the world.

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Veteran promoter told IFL TV: “Yeah, absolutely in Vegas.

“The big fights are here. Sometimes you do it in the UK, but the PPV is strong in the US.

“The gate – the travel ban will be lifted in November – 10,000 Brits will be here to fight.

“They want to come to Vegas, and Vegas is built for these kinds of tours, so it works better here than any other place in the world.”

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Fury, 33, has not boxed in Britain since 2018 against Francesco Pianetta, who was his tune to the 35-year-old Wilder.

And the Gypsy King, who signed a deal with Arum’s top rank promotion after attracting a bronze bomber, vowed to fight again at home.

He has since adopted the US as his training base, and adores the statesside crowd.

But recently, Fury has opened up to the idea of ​​fighting in front of his loyal home and has the support of his other promoter, Frank Warren.

talking to BBCWarren said: I think he will be back here which will be a wonderful homecoming.

“If Tyson wins the fight we’ll sit down. There are a few options. Usyak will be a big fight here. The Joshua fight is still a big fight.

“Dillian White is a big fight provided he beats Otto Wallin which isn’t a conclusion. He has some big fights going for him.”

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