At the Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, UK, before an indoor record of 94,000 in attendance Saturday over ESPN+ and ESPN PPV, Bob Arum (Top Rank) and Frank Warren (Queensberry Promotions) presented in the Main Event WBC World Heavyweight champion “The Gypsy King” Tyson Fury defending his title for the fifth time stopped Dillian “The Body Snatcher” Whyte, at 2:59 in the sixth round to retain his WBC and Legendary titles.
In the Main Event, WBC World Heavyweight champ “The Gypsy King” Tyson Fury, 32-0-1 (23), #264 ¾, of Manchester, UK, stopped WBC No. 1 ranked Dillian “The Body Snatcher” Whyte, 28-3 (19), #253 ¼, Brixton, London, UK, at 2:59 of the sixth round to retain his title.
In the first round, Whyte came out southpaw, which didn’t help or confuse Fury, who halfway through the round landed his first solid punch, a right on the chin of Whyte, who pressed Fury but landed next to nothing.
Whyte missed a wild overhand right in the second round that hit the top rope. Fury landed a combination seconds later to the chin of Whyte. Whyte landed a right to the body, which was his first solid punch. Fury took another round.
In the third rounds final minute, Fury landed two combinations to the chin of the shorter Whyte. In the fifth round, Fury lands short rights to the body of Whyte breaking him down. Whyte cannot get inside of the reach of Fury.
In the sixth round, a right uppercut from Fury on the chin and a push and down went Whyte. The Referee was Mark Lyson.