WEMBLEY STADIUM, LONDON — Tyson Fury will make his triumphant homecoming in front of a record crowd of on Saturday night, when he defends his WBC heavyweight title against Dillian Whyte.
Fury (31-0-1) has queried each of his former five bouts in the United States, including his inconceivable trio against Deontay Wilder.
Fellow Briton Whyte (28-2) has been ranked as the WBC’sNo. 1 rival since November 2017 and had to perilously bide his time for this occasion, redressing his shock knockout loss to Alexander Povetkin in his former spin.
1000p.m. BST/ 500p.m. ET An stranger for utmost of his career, this is a truly valedictory moment for Fury, as the-plus crowd stage up a videotape montage of his ups and campo. Whyte doing his stylish to keep warm. Should presumably have brought some pads out.
958p.m. BST/ 458p.m. ET That is said, ROARS for Fury. Who is walking to American Pie. A great night for 1970s FM radio norms.
956p.m. BST/ 456p.m. ET As is customary, Whyte comes out to AC/ DC’s Back In Black. Absolute wurst in fairness. A many razzes then and there for the Bodysnatcher, but hardly a hostile hello. We’ve two enough popular heavyweights then and Whyte is enjoying a dragged, swaggering entrance to the ring.
950p.m. BST/ 450p.m. ET Then is MC Jimmy Lennon Jr, publicizing Whyte to the ring. A sprinkling of razzes for the rival.
948p.m. BST/ 448p.m. ET With an honourable citation the brilliantly livewire Nick Ball, that undercard was not any great shakes, but no bone cares right now. Freed from Desire, Sweet Caroline-Wembley is bouncing and the men of the hour will be with us shortly.
940p.m. BST/ 440p.m. ET Ekow Essuman wins amicable decision over Darren Tetley
That looked competitive at halfway but Essuman dominated later, cruising to a amicable decision palm by perimeters of 117-111, 116-112 ( doubly) win to retain his belts.
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for Tyson Furyvs. Dillian Whyte.
930p.m. BST/ 430p.m. ET We are into the crown rounds and Essuman is looking comfortable. Tetley enjoyed some success working off his left lead during the first half of the fight but the champion appears to be banking the rounds now.
915p.m. BST/ 415p.m. ET We are half through Essumanvs. Tetley and British heavyweight idol Frank Bruno has arrived at ringside. Bruno, of course, won the belt Fury and Whyte will dispute tonight when he outpointed Oliver McCall at the old Wembley in 1995.
905p.m. BST/ 405p.m. ET Competitive back and forth this. Essuman has seven stoppages in his absolute 16- fight capsule, while nine of Tetley’s 21 triumphs have come by way of cessation. In short, stylish to bed in for 12 rounds then.
850p.m. BST/ 350p.m. ET Champion Ekow Essuman and Darren Tetley are in the ring for their British and Commonwealth welterweight title fight. This is your principal support- Furyvs. Whyte up next!
845p.m. BST/ 345p.m. ET FIGHT Blazoned! Nice little bit of heavyweight news before the big bone as Joseph Parker and Joe Joyce confirm with protagonist Frank Warren that they will meet in July. Parker has won six in a row since dropping a razor thin decision to Whyte in 2018, while Joyce is 13-0 and stopped teak-tough Carlos Takam last time out.
838p.m. BST/ 338p.m. ET Ain’t No Stopping Us Now, David Haye’s old ringwalk hymn is roaring around Wembley. John Fury will be fuming!
835p.m. BST/ 335p.m. ET Nick Ball stops Issac Lowe in round six
Horrible fight for Lowe and horrible finish. Ball spun his foe around into the neutral corner and Lowe half had his reverse turned as he copped for a brutal left hand. The kerchief mercifully came in. That was a battering and a statement palm for Ball, who moves to 15-0-positioning himself well for some instigative fights within Britain’s piled superheavyweight division.
827p.m. BST/ 327p.m. ET Four rounds in and Lowe has a serious fight on his hands, having been dropped by a left hook. He is also sporting a horrible cut around the left eye. Ball has been an absolutely grim blur of energy so far. It’ll be hard to maintain this pace for 12 rounds, but the state of Lowe’s eye means he might not have to.
807p.m. BST/ 307p.m. ET Adeleye got the job done before halfway, so that is 2-0 for Platoon Fury this evening. The coming man falling under that banner, Issac Lowe, is over coming but faces a much tougher task on paper over the course of 12 superheavyweight rounds for the WBC tableware title against unbeaten Liverpudlian Nick Ball.
755p.m. BST/ 255p.m. ET Fury embraced his little family confidentially, took his top out and had a little shakedown. As has been the case all week, the Gypsy King looks absurdly relaxed. Tyson’s sparring mate David Adeleye is in the ring now and has been unfit to shift Chris Healey through two rounds. In fairness, there’s an awful lot of the freehandedly proportioned Healey to shift.
737p.m. BST/ 237p.m. ET Tommy Fury scores knockdown, wins amicable decisionvs. Daniel Bocianski
Bocianski was crippled around the eyes but lasted until the final bell, with Fury chalking up the family’s first palm of the night via a periphery of 60-54.
732p.m. BST/ 232p.m. ET Big right hand from Tommy Fury balconies Bocianski in the fifth and he would like to close the show in style in this final round.
720p.m. BST/ 220p.m. ET Fury started to put some big shots together in round two to draw appreciation from the crowd. There is a bigger roar as his big family appears on the colosseum defenses however. Tyson Fury has arrived and is then for business.
712p.m. BST/ 212p.m. ET Veritably warm event for Fury the youngish from those who are in their seats formerly. Bocianski’s 10-1 record-all collected back in his native Poland-does represent a step-up for the former reality Television star.
705p.m. BST/ 205p.m. ET Tommy Fury is gloved and ready to go, getting some final instructions from his father John, who hasn’t been short of giving anyone his opinion this week. Guess there is no need to stop now.
700p.m. BST/ 200p.m. ET As is customary with a big heavyweight bout, there is been plenitude of conspiracy over how each man sloped the scales history. At 18st 12 lbs, Fury was lighter than his former two jaunts against Wilder-does this mean he is ready to dance again? Whyte came in heavier than his rematch against Alexander Povetkin at 18st 1 lbs- presumably an judicious strategy as he prepares to deal with having 6ft 9ins of Gypsy King leaning on him for portions of this evening. Fury was suitable to do enough much what he wanted with Deontay Wilder over near; Whyte promises to be a veritably different proposition in that regard.
640p.m. BST/ 140p.m. ET Barney-Smith eased to a points win and we’ll soon have the first spin this evening for one of the Fury clan, with Tommy Fury in action at light-heavyweight against Daniel Bocianski. We have been joined in the media seats by former Tyson Fury opponent Otto Wallin, who resentfully reported he would formerly been mistaken for former Fury opponent Tom Schwarz. It does not sound like it was the first time!
620p.m. BST/ 120p.m. ET The punters are formerly filing into Wembley. Tonight’s crowd will be a European record for a boxing event. The undercard is underway, with teenage superheavyweight prospect Royston Barney-Smith enjoying his alternate drill in the paid species.
600p.m. BST/ 100p.m. ET Hello and welcome to The Sporting News’ live content from Wembley Stadium of Tyson Furyvs. Dillian Whyte, for the WBC heavyweight crown of the world.
How to watch Tyson Furyvs. Dillian Whyte
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What time does Tyson Furyvs. Dillian Whyte start?
Date Saturday, April 23
Undercard 600p.m. BST/ 100p.m. ET
Main card 700p.m. BST/ 200p.m. ET
Main event 1000p.m BST/ 500p.m. ET ( roughly)
Fury and Whyte will make their way to the ring no latterly than 10p.m. original time, although anticipate a full-on colosseum circus for the ring walks that will push the launch time a little after than that.
Furyvs. Whyte fight card
Tyson Fury (c)vs. Dillian Whyte-for Fury’s WBC heavyweight title
Nick Ball bt. Issac Lowe TKO (6/12) to win WBC tableware superheavyweight title
Ekow Essuman bt. Darren Tetley UD to retain his British and Commonwealth bantamweight titles
David Adeleye bt. Chris Healey TKO (4/8) heavyweight contest
Tommy Fury bt. Daniel Bocianski PTS (6)- light-heavyweight contest