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Tyson Fury stats as he fights Whyte, April 23

by Genesis Eririoma

The bout between Fury and Whyte is all set for Saturday, April 23. The fight will take place at Wembley Stadium in London with over 90,000 fans expected to be in attendance.

The main event ring walks are expected at 10pm on Saturday evening. The title in contention is the WBC heavyweight The Trumpet gathered.

Oleksandr Usyk had hoped to face Tyson Fury but his dreams of unifying the heavyweight titles have been left in tatters after Anthony Joshua and Whyte refused the step-aside money.

Usyk was superb against AJ at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and the two will now likely face off in a rematch in June later this year rumoured to take place in Saudi Arabia.

Tyson Fury: Career Stats

Fury started his professional debut on 6 December 2008 when he defeated Bela Gyongyosi of Hungary in the first round.

Since then he has beaten Dereck Chisora twice, Christian Hammer, Joey Abell and Steve Cunningham.

However, Fury hit the headlines with his remarkable points win over Vladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf in November 2015. The victory saw Fury claim the WBA (Super), WBO, IBF, IBO and The Ring magazine titles.

Afterwards, he went into oblivion for nearly three years before making his comeback with a win over Sefer in June 2018. He had a tune up victory over Francesco Pianeta followed before his thrilling draw with Wilder after which he defeated Germany’s Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas next before winning against Sweden’s Otto Wallin.

Over a year ago, in his last fight, he retrieved his place at the top of boxing chart with a near perfect display to take Wilder’s WBC heavyweight title after which he beat the American again last October to set up the fight with Whyte.

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Weight, height and reach

Fury weighed 19st 8lbs during his third outing with Wilder last year.

He is 33 years old, fights from an orthodox stance; 6ft 9in (206cm) with a reach of 85in (216 cm).

Wins, losses and his professional record

Fury is unbeaten in his 32 fights since becoming a professional boxer, with 22 wins via knockout. The only spot on his record is the dramatic draw with Wilder in December 2018.

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