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‘Just a heavyweight that can punch’: Tommy Fury delivers scathing verdict on Dillian Whyte

tommy fury tagged Dillian Whyte as “just a heavyweight who can punch” and maintains he “has no prayers” ahead of his heavyweight clash with Tyson’s Fury.

Tyson will make his return to the UK after four years against WBC mandatory challenger Whyte this Saturday in front of 94,000 fans at Wembley Stadium.

Tommy, who trained with Tyson and fights on his stepbrother’s undercardTold SunSport“For me, this fight is a nice homecoming for Tyson, I don’t see him going past six rounds.

“I feel like Tyson is just a cut above this man, Dillian Whyte is not. Deontay Wilder in my book, he’s going to try and he’s going to come and do his best.

“But I don’t think his best shot is good enough. Especially if Tyson walks into this fight like he does in the gym, Dillian Whyte has no prayers.

Fury, 33, faces his first British opponent since 2014 when he stopped Derek Chisora, 38, in 10 rounds of their rematch. In three of his last five fights, Fury has faced Wilder, drawing the American in their first encounter in 2018 before stopping him in 2020 and last October.

Many boxing fans were hoping for a Battle of Britain clash between the “Gypsy King” and Antoine Joshuawhich was left up in the air after AJ’s loss to Ukranian Oleksandr Usyk last September.

Joshua is set to face Usyk in July, with UK promoter Eddie Hearn – who is also promoting Whyte – having said talkSPORT on Tuesday: “The fight is over, everything is agreed.

“It’s 100% Anthony Joshua v Oleksandr Usyk, the rematch. We’re finalizing the venue right now, his team is in London this week so we’ll sit down with them.

“I think in two weeks we will finalize the date. It will be in July and I hope AJ can become a three-time world heavyweight champion.

Tommy claimed Joshua, who beat Whyte in 2015 with a seventh-round TKO, would offer his brother a much tougher challenge than what’s to come this Saturday.

He said: “I think Joshua would present a bigger challenge because I think Joshua is more skilled than Whyte, I think he’s faster than Whyte.

“Whyte is just a heavyweight who can punch. If you ask me, Whyte doesn’t have quick feet, he’s not too fast himself, he doesn’t move his head much.

“Whyte is what he is and on this night Whyte is just an opponent and I think he’s tailor made for Tyson.”

‘Just a heavyweight that can punch’: Tommy Fury delivers scathing verdict on Dillian Whyte

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