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Tyson Fury was on the phone in the ring minutes after beating Dillian Whyte

Fury was on the phone directly with his American promoter Bob Arum after dropping and stopping Whyte on lap six at Wembley

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Fury confirms retirement plans after stopping Whyte

Tyson Fury spoke directly to promoter Bob Arum on the phone after his KO win Dillian Whyte.

Fury fell, stopping British rival Whyte in the sixth round to retain his world heavyweight title at Wembley. And he made sure to call veteran promoter Arum, who couldn’t make the trip.

Fury, represented in the UK by Frank Warren, confirmed the chat at his post-fight press conference, adding: “I had a meeting with Bob in 2019 and I said, ‘What’s the motivation Bob? Why, almost 90 years old, do you want to join a British heavyweight division?” He said: “I came to this game to promote the best heavyweight in the world (Muhammad Ali) and I’m going out now to promote the to woo the best heavyweights in the world.”







Tyson Fury after defeating Dillian Whyte
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Fury’s Top Rank promoters were represented by President Todd de Boeuf, who said: “This would have been Bob’s amazing night, he’s 90 and came into the business at 66. They spoke to him in the ring and I know he wants to be here more than anything. It was his doing to see what you did tonight.

From the opening bell, anger dominated as he took control of the fight with his jab. Unable to gauge the distance to the heavyweight champion, Whyte was swung in the night air all too often.

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Fury, 33, later confirmed his plan to retire but also left the door open to an exhibition fight with the UFC heavyweight champion Franz Ngannou and an appearance at WrestleMania in Cardiff in September.

“I spent a lot of time on the road, I was away for a long time,” emphasized Fury. “I’ve accomplished everything I ever wanted to accomplish. I will retire as only the second heavyweight in history, after Rocky Marciano, to retire undefeated.”

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