TYSON FURY and Dillian Whyte will not sign to play until the date and venue are confirmed.
Fury promoter Frank Warren has won the right to host a British feud with a historic bid of £30.6 million.
Warren has now paid a 10% deposit to WBC, the chair of the regulator Mauricio Sulaiman confirmed on Twitter.
Sulaiman also added: “The next step is to confirm the location and date and then sign the contracts of both fighters.”
Cardiff is considered the leader to organize the war in April, but the Principality Stadium is said to be out of business.
Instead, football venues in England such as Wembley, West Ham’s London Stadium and Spurs’ ground Now there are other options.
April 23 has been the rumored battle date, but until that is decided, along with the presenter, No boxer would put pen to paper.
The 33-year-old heavyweight contender is hit with WBC’s highest ever bid, after promoters were unable to agree a deal of their own.
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Eddie Hearn made £23.6m but was £7m less than Warren’s winning offer.
Fury will get a big money 80%, Whyte is currently appealing the decision to give him only 20%.
Whyte is not contracted to Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing banner but has been represented by the promoter on a game-by-match basis.
With Warren winning the auction, as his warrior owes the lion share, it remains to be seen which fight Hearn will enter.
But after watching a summer deal between 32-year-old Anthony Joshua and Fury fall apart, Hearn once again fears the worst for Whyte.
I said iFL TV: “In my heart, I don’t know if Tyson Fury will be in this fight. That’s what I believe in.”
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/4612509/fury-whyte-contracts-date-venue-hearn/ Hearn casts doubt on Fury vs Whyte as it appears the pair will not sign until the date and location of the fight is confirmed