Frank Warren delivers Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte verdict: 'He'll get to him'

Frank Warren believes Tyson Fury "is a very special heavyweight" and thinks he will stop Dillian Whyte when the two Brits meet next month.

Fury vs Whyte is set to be the biggest heavyweight showdown in UK history. In excess of 90,000 fans are expected to attend, with 85,000 tickets sold in three hours when they went on sale earlier this month.

The domestic rivals will battle it out at Wembley for the WBC and Lineal heavyweight titles on April 23.

Whyte has waited for over three years for his shot at a heavyweight world title. Whyte knocked out Alexander Povetkin with a blistering fourth-round finish 12 months ago to maintain his status as WBC mandatory challenger. And he has finally got his shot at a title and Fury.

Fury proved his class to retain the WBC crown in his epic trilogy clash with Deontay Wilder last October.

The 'Gypsy King' stopped the American in the 11th round, but not before he was forced to climb off the canvas twice in round four.

The Bronze Bomber himself had been floored by Fury in round three in what was an epic clash.

The pair served up a titanic battle and Fury again downed his opponent in the 10th before a chopping right hand saw the referee wave off the contest in favour of the champion.

And Fury's promoter Warren believes his man can produce a similar result against Whyte.

In a recent interview with iFL TV, Warren said: "Fights like this, anything can happen. Guys get themselves up for it, it's a great opportunity for Dillian Whyte, he has been waiting for 1200 days for the opportunity and now he has got it.

"So he has got his platform, but he is in with the best heavyweight of his generation by far.

"I look at the skillsets and Tyson has shown he can box, he can stand and trade, he can punch, he can take a shot, he's got good recovery powers, he's got fast hands, he's got great footwork, he switch-hits, he's a nightmare for anybody no doubt about that."

Form guide vs Chisora

Warren was keen to point out that a decent guide to the form was the pair's fights with Derek Chisora.

Whyte, 33, has fought Chisora twice. Once in December 2016, which he won by a split decision and more recently in 2018 by an 11th-round knockout.

Warren though believes Chisora should have won the first fight, while 'Del Boy' was ahead on two judges scorecards before the late knockout in their latest battle.

Warren added: "You look at comparable fights they've both had and opponents and Derek Chisora is the one that comes to mind.

"Tyson fought him twice (2011, 2014) and beat Derek twice and the last time he fought Derek he beat him quite convincingly and stopped him.

"I look at the fights with Derek and Dillian and I feel that Derek one the first fight. But the in the second one he was behind and he pulled it out of the bag and stopped him.

"He can punch and he has got a good left hook, no doubt about that.

"But I don't think that anyone can live with Tyson at the moment. I think Tyson is a very special heavyweight. I think he'll get to him and I think he'll stop him."

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