Boxing News At Five | May 14 2019

Boxing News at Five: Fury and Whyte declare interest in potential fight, Saunders gets his WBO title wish

Tyson Fury has accepted a fight with Dillian Whyte, for whatever that's worth, and Billy Joe Saunders gets the chance to become a two-weight world champion
Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder
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PROVIDING they are paid enough pennies to do so, it seems inevitable that Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte will at some point meet in the ring.

Though neither currently hold a world heavyweight title, they are two of the more interesting and marketable characters on the heavyweight scene and their profiles increase month on month. As their stock rises, so too does the likelihood of them one day meeting – or at least discussing it.

Larger than life, the pair have been linked to a potential fight ever since Fury announced his link-up with Top Rank and ESPN and few would deny its appeal. It would, in fact, make a lot of sense, particularly if Fury, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder intend to continue their prolonged period of flirting.

 

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