Belts on The Line
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Who won Fury vs Whyte?
Tyson Fury beat Dillian Whyte by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 23rd April 2022 at Wembley Stadium in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This contest was for the unified heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBC & The Ring belts on the line.
Also, on the undercard Isaac Lowe was defeated by Nick Ball, Ekow Essuman beat Darren Tetley for the CBC Commonwealth Welterweight and BBBOC British Welterweight belts, David Adeleye defeated Chris Healey and Tommy Fury was victorious over Daniel Bocianski.
Fury vs Whyte stats
Tyson Fury stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 31 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dillian Whyte made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Fury had a slight advantage in power over Whyte, with a 71% knock out percentage over Whyte's 68%.
Tyson Fury was the same age as Dillian Whyte, at 34 years old.
Fury had a height advantage of 5 inches over Whyte. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both Tyson Fury & Dillian Whyte fought out of an orthodox stance.
Fury was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 5 months earlier than Whyte, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 210 to Whyte's 170.
Fury vs Whyte form
Fury remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Francesco Pianeta on 18th August 2018 by points in the 10th round at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Sefer Seferi on 9th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had beat Wladimir Klitschko on 28th November 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at ESPRIT arena, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Before that, he had defeated Christian Hammer on 28th February 2015 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had won against Dereck Chisora on 29th November 2014 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their BBBOC British Heavyweight championship fight at ExCel Arena, London.
Whyte had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Alexander Povetkin on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Povetkin on 22nd August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Mariusz Wach on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Before that, he had beat Oscar Rivas on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had won against Dereck Chisora on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dillian Whyte had been fighting more than Tyson Fury.
Going to this contest, Tyson Fury had last fought 3 years, 11 months and 29 days ago, while Dillian Whyte's last outing had been 1 year, 4 months and 20 days ago.
Fury's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 8 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Whyte's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What time did Fury vs Whyte start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:45 PM BST at Wembley Stadium, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:45 PM EST or 1:45 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Fury vs Whyte?
Tyson Fury was a 11/50 (-454) favourite going into the contest, while Dillian Whyte made his way into the ring at 7/2 (+350) with oddsmakers.