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
Back in April 2022, 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 48 more professional rounds, 230 to Whyte's 182.
Fury vs Whyte form
Fury remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Deontay Wilder on 9th October 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Deontay Wilder on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Otto Wallin on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Tom Schwarz on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had drawn with Deontay Wilder on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
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 won against 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 won against Mariusz Wach on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Before that, he had defeated 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 beat Derek 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 6 months and 14 days ago, while Dillian Whyte's last outing had been 1 year and 27 days ago.
Fury's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 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, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months. 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 (-450) favourite going into the contest, while Dillian Whyte made his way into the ring at 7/2 (+350) with oddsmakers.