Tyson Fury reveals his three sparring partners ahead of Whyte showdown

Jared Anderson, David Adeleye and Martin Bakole will be the three heavyweights that Tyson Fury works with ahead of his domestic clash against Dillian Whyte.

Tyson Fury will be sparring heavyweight trio Jared Anderson, David Adeleye and Martin Bakole to help him train for Dillian Whyte.

The Gypsy King is returning to fight on home soil for the first time since outpointing Francesco Pianeta in 2018 at Windsor Park.

Since then, Fury has fought his last five bouts in America, including three showdowns with Deontay Wilder.

In-between their trilogy, Fury blasted out Tom Schwartz and outpointed Swedish southpaw Otto Wallin in Las Vegas.

Fury is expected to defend his WBC heavyweight title against mandatory opponent Whyte on April 23 at Wembley Stadium after the latter put pen to paper on Tuesday morning.

A press conference is expected to be in the works for either Friday or the start of next week.

Fury - who will not be active on social media until after his title defence - revealed the three sparring partners he has chosen.

"I'll bring in Jared Anderson from the US for sparring, I'll use David Adeleye.

"I'm also going to use Martin Bakole. Bakole is AJ's [Anthony Joshua] mate but I've seen interviews where he said he's sparred us all and I am the only one he cannot land a glove on."

Who are his three sparring partners?

Jared Anderson

Jared Anderson is an undefeated heavyweight who won successive National Championships in 2017 and 2018 before turning professional in 2019.

The American - who was Fury's main sparring partner during his last camp - has won all 11 professional bouts, and all have ended inside the distance.

"Big Baby" was on Fury's trilogy undercard with Deontay Wilder and beat Vladimir Tereshkin to win the junior NABF heavyweight title.

"Tyson said the next heavyweight champion after him is Jared Anderson," Fury's promoter Bob Arum told Sky Sports.

"I saw it with my own eyes how Jared gave him fantastic sparring on both [second and third] of the Wilder fights."

Martin Bakole

Martin Bakole is the younger brother of cruiserweight ruler Ilunga Makabu - a fighter who has previously been linked with fighting Mexico's Canelo Alvarez.

The 28-year-old has won 17 of his 18 pro fights and has wins over veteran duo Mariusz Wach and Kevin Johnson.

Bakole's only blemish is a defeat to Michael Hunter in 2018. He got knocked out by Hunter in the final minute of their 10-round clash.

David Adeleye

David Adeleye is undefeated from eight fights and is promoted by Frank Warren's Queensberry Promotions.

The 25-year-old made his debut in 2019 and has been regarded as a bright prospect with seven of his eight wins coming via knockout.

Adeleye balanced out his amateur career alongside his studies at university. The 25-year-old graduated with a degree in business management.

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