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British heavyweight Dillian Whyte hoping to fight Tyson Fury for WBC title
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British heavyweight Dillian Whyte hoping to fight Tyson Fury for WBC title

Whyte last week pulled out of his scheduled fight with Wallin this Saturday, citing a shoulder injury.

'Best of era': Tyson Fury hailed after beating Deontay Wilder in boxing classic
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'Best of era': Tyson Fury hailed after beating Deontay Wilder in boxing classic

Tyson Fury believes he is the greatest heavyweight of his era after producing a scintillating display to beat Deontay Wilder in a boxing classic.

Tyson Fury knocks out Deontay Wilder to retain WBC heavyweight boxing crown
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Tyson Fury knocks out Deontay Wilder to retain WBC heavyweight boxing crown

Wilder was knocked down in the third round and appeared to be on his way out, but he improbably rallied to knock down Fury twice in the final minutes of the fourth.

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III: After controversial draw and classic win, here comes the threepeat
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Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III: After controversial draw and classic win, here comes the threepeat

The first fight between Wilder and Fury was a controversial draw. Fury won the rematch, a result Fury could not accept, instead spouting conspiracy theories. But on Sunday, expect Fury to break Wilder down physically and mentally.

Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder kept apart after sparks fly at press conference
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Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder kept apart after sparks fly at press conference

Fury puts his World Boxing Council heavyweight belt on the line in Las Vegas on Saturday when he meets Wilder for the third time

Tyson Fury wary of 'make-or-break' Deontay Wilder as trilogy bout looms
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Tyson Fury wary of 'make-or-break' Deontay Wilder as trilogy bout looms

Fury, the undefeated World Boxing Council heavyweight champion, faces Wilder in a trilogy fight in Las Vegas on 9 October in his first bout since dethroning the 35-year-old from Alabama

Anthony Joshua says heavyweight clash against compatriot Tyson Fury 'will happen'
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Anthony Joshua says heavyweight clash against compatriot Tyson Fury 'will happen'

Talks of a unification 'superfight', which went on for months, appeared to be on the brink of ending in an agreement earlier this year only for a United States arbitrator to rule Fury had to fight Deontay Wilder for a third time.

In Evander Holyfield-Vito Belfort exhibition, boxing fans get short end of the stick yet again
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In Evander Holyfield-Vito Belfort exhibition, boxing fans get short end of the stick yet again

The latest punch to the fans’ you-know-what in this most brutal of sports took place over the weekend when boxing legend Evander ‘The Real Deal’ Holyfield took on MMA icon Vito Belfort in an “exhibition” under the Triller Fight Club banner.

Anthony Joshua looking for endurance over strength in title defence against Oleksandr Usyk
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Anthony Joshua looking for endurance over strength in title defence against Oleksandr Usyk

The 31-year-old British pugilist is set to go toe to toe with the undefeated Ukrainian former undisputed cruiserweight world champion at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on 25 September.

Tyson Fury tests positive for COVID-19, title showdown against Deontay Wilder pushed back to 9 October
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Tyson Fury tests positive for COVID-19, title showdown against Deontay Wilder pushed back to 9 October

The bout for Fury's World Boxing Council crown will still be fought at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Tyson Fury tests positive for COVID-19, third Deontay Wilder bout postponed, says report
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Tyson Fury tests positive for COVID-19, third Deontay Wilder bout postponed, says report

The combat sports calendar is crowded for much of August and September, meaning Fury-Wilder III is likely to happen in October.

Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder reach tentative agreement for third fight, claims report
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Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder reach tentative agreement for third fight, claims report

After the independent arbitrator ruled on Monday that WBC heavyweight champ Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) must face Wilder, plans for a unification fight between Fury and Joshua were put on hold, said ESPN citing multiple sources.

Tyson Fury-Anthony Joshua showdown in jeopardy over Wilder rematch order, claim reports
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Tyson Fury-Anthony Joshua showdown in jeopardy over Wilder rematch order, claim reports

While the arbitrator's ruling is not a formal court order, it would be deemed enforceable by courts if Wilder and Fury are unable to reach an agreement, reports said.

Tyson Fury says heavyweight title showdown against Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia on 14 August
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Tyson Fury says heavyweight title showdown against Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia on 14 August

Saudi Arabia staged the 31-year-old Joshua's rematch against Andy Ruiz, when the Briton regained his WBA, IBF and WBO titles in December 2019, putting him on a collision course with Fury, who became the WBC champion shortly afterwards.

Anthony Joshua-Tyson Fury world heavyweight fight set for Saudi Arabia, says promoter Eddie Hearn
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Anthony Joshua-Tyson Fury world heavyweight fight set for Saudi Arabia, says promoter Eddie Hearn

Hearn, who represents Joshua, said the fight is likely to take place on 7 or 14 August. He said 14 August is his preferred date because the Olympic Games in Tokyo will have finished, making the Joshua-Fury fight a bigger “global spectacle.”

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury sign two-fight heavyweight unification deal, says promoter
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Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury sign two-fight heavyweight unification deal, says promoter

Fury has consistently made jibes at Joshua's expense, claiming in January that he would knock out his fellow Brit within two rounds. Last week he said he had stopped training after becoming tired of waiting for the fight to be agreed.

Anthony Joshua eager for world heavyweight title showdown with Tyson Fury
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Anthony Joshua eager for world heavyweight title showdown with Tyson Fury

"I'm ready, I'm keen. The next fight I want is Tyson Fury, for the undisputed championship of the world," said Joshua.

Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury fight could be arranged in 'a couple of days,' says promoter Eddie Hearn
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Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury fight could be arranged in 'a couple of days,' says promoter Eddie Hearn

Plans for a "Battle of Britain" have accelerated after Joshua, 31, stopped Bulgarian veteran Kubrat Pulev in the ninth round at Wembley Arena on Saturday to retain all three of his belts.

Anthony Joshua has great expectations for potential showdown with Tyson Fury
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Anthony Joshua has great expectations for potential showdown with Tyson Fury

Joshua has a 24-1 career record as he continued to prove his shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr in June last year was an aberration.

Tyson Fury admits to discussing potential exhibition bout with Mike Tyson
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Tyson Fury admits to discussing potential exhibition bout with Mike Tyson

Fury will be facing Deontay Wilder next and may have to defend against WBC Mandatory challenger Dillian Whyte as well.