Whyte got back on his feet after a brutal right upper press sent him to the ground in the sixth round, but he was defenseless and stopped by the referee.
Fury remains undefeated after settling against his former sparring partner. His stats are now 32 wins and a draw. The 33-year-old had indicated that the match would be his last before ending his career.
– This may have been the last overall downfall of the Gypsy King, Fury said immediately after the match and confirmed it in an interview with BT Sport.
I promised my wife that I would quit after the last match against (Deontay) Wilder, but then I was offered a match at Wembley, and I felt I owed her to the fans. What a way to say goodbye, he said.
Hence, he is turning down a potential big match against Oleksandr Usyk (WBA, IBF and WBO Champion) or Anthony Joshua.
Fury had all of the above title belts after defeating Wladimir Klitschko in 2015.
Saturday’s match was Fury’s first on British soil since August 2018. The number of spectators was the highest for a boxing match in Great Britain after World War II, and Fury received a hero’s welcome.
– I’m overwhelmed by the support. I can’t believe that 94,000 of my countrymen came here to see me. Fiore said I sincerely thank everyone who bought a ticket and sat up late to watch the game.
become a hero
He dominated the match against Wyatt and clearly led on points when the decision was made. Nevertheless, praise the opponent.
“Dillian is a warrior, and I think he’s going to be world champion,” Fury said.
– Unfortunately he had to corner me tonight. So you’re not topped with the middleweight heavyweight, but with the best on the planet.
“Infuriatingly humble internet trailblazer. Twitter buff. Beer nerd. Bacon scholar. Coffee practitioner.”