Tyson Fury vows to 'teach Dillian Whyte a lesson' after Brit rival refused to show up at press conference ahead of fight

TYSON FURY has vowed to "teach Dillian Whyte a lesson" in front of a packed out Wembley Stadium.

The 33-year-old rivals are due to settle their score on April 23 with at least 85,000 fans in attendance.


But the fight threatened to turn ugly when Whyte failed to show up to the ticket launch press conference.

It mattered little as in less than three hours the place was sold out, leading to a request for more seats.

Fury is now raffling off two ringside tickets and took the opportunity to take a swipe at Whyte.

He posted: "As you all know, on Saturday 23rd April, I'm going to teach Dillian Whyte a lesson.

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"So this is just a quick post to let you know that I'm running my very own raffle to win 2x VIP RINGSIDE tickets to my next fight and a pair of signed gloves!"

The fight was confirmed following a record-breaking £30.6million WBC purse which was won by Fury's promoter Frank Warren.

Eddie Hearn, who bid £24m, as a result has no official role in the mega-fight but has promoted Whyte for large parts of the heavyweight's career.

Due to promotional feuding, the Matchroom Boxing boss is uncertain if he will be ringside for the fight.

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But he offered to show his support to Whyte in any way possible – even if it means carrying his bucket.

That drew a response from rival promoter Bob Arum, who offered to give Hearn one of the very few tickets left – and save him from working Whyte's corner.

The Hall of Famer told FightHype: “Eddie Hearn can’t keep his mouth shut.

“I never talk about an Eddie Hearn fight. Why? Not because I’m a good guy, but his fight is his fight – none of my business.

“Eddie Hearn – everything is his business. He said that we’ve banned him from going to the fight.

“We’ve only banned him if he doesn’t have a ticket. If he has a ticket, he can come.

“He’s gonna carry Whyte’s bucket he said, so he can get to the fight. What kind of crazy s*** is that?

“If he called me up, you don’t think I’d get him a ticket?”

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