Eddie Hearn reacts to news that the WBC have confirmed that the winner of Tyson Fury’s next WBC title fight against Deontay Wilder must make a mandatory defence against Dillian Whyte.
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In This Story: Deontay Wilder
Deontay Wilder is a heavyweight boxer, who held the WBC Heavyweight World Championship title from 2015 until he was defeated by Tyson Fury in February 2020.
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In This Story: Dillian Whyte
Dillian Whyte is a British professional boxer, and former kickboxer and mixed martial artist. He has held the WBC interim heavyweight title since July 2019 as well as multiple regional heavyweight titles, including the British title from 2016 to 2017. He has lost twice, to Britain’s Anthony Joshua, and to Alexander Povetkin in September 2020.
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In This Story: Eddie Hearn
Eddie Hearn is a British sports promoter.
He is a group managing director of Matchroom Sport, and a director of the Professional Darts Corporation. Hearn is the son of promoter Barry Hearn, the founder of Matchroom Sport.
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In This Story: Tyson Fury
Tyson Fury is a heavyweight boxer, current lineal champion of the World, and WBC Heavyweight Champion of the World.
He fought Deontay Wilder, with whom he drew in December 2018, for the WBC World Title on 22 February 2020, in a fight billed Wilder Fury 2. Fury won by TKO in Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Arena, after a dominant display.
He is the holder of the Ring Title, the Linear Champion and the WBC World Champion, all at heavyweight.
Fury weighed in at 19st 7lbs, for the Wilder rematch, and stands at 6’9″ tall. He lives in Morecambe, England.