Tyson Fury vs. Dillian Whyte – Undercard Information

On the same day the undercard was unveiled for Tyson Fury’s WBC World Heavyweight Championship with challenger Dillian Whyte on Saturday April 23, it was confirmed that an additional 4,000 tickets are now set to go on sale at noon tomorrow by Ticketmaster making Fury-Whyte the record sporting event to be held at EE connected Wembley Stadium.

The supporting cast at the National Stadium is led by an in-ring return of British junior lightweight champion Anthony “The Apache” Cacace.

Cacace (19-1, 7 KO) is stepping up in class after making a successful first title defense against Lyon Woodstock in August last year. The Belfast native will fight for the vacant WBO International title in a 10-rounder against Colombian native Jonathan Romero (34-1, 19 KOs), a former IBF junior featherweight world champion.

In a 12-round national duel where fireworks are guaranteed, the vacant WBC Silver featherweight title will be on the line when fellow Tyson Fury Isaac Lowe (23-1-3, 6 KOs) takes on undefeated native Nick Ball. of Liverpool (14-0, 7 KO).

The winner of this prestigious belt will be catapulted to the WBC world rankings.

Ladbroke Grove’s young heavyweight star David Adeleye (8-0, 7 KOs) will contest his ninth fight and second eight-rounder as a professional against Stockport’s Chris Healey as he edges closer to title contention .

The undefeated Tommy Fury (7-0, 4 KOs) will continue his six-round light heavyweight run with an intensified fight against Polish veteran Daniel Bocianski (10-1, 2 KOs).

Live coverage on BT Sport Box Office will start at 6 p.m.

Before the pay-per-view telecast begins, Top-Rank signed Irish Olympian Kurt Walker (1-0, 1 KO) will compete in a four-round featherweight bout against an opponent to be named.

Frank Warren, who promotes the show in association with Bob Arum’s Top Rank, said: “I’m thrilled to finally be able to reveal what will be a competitive undercard in support of the big one we’ve all been waiting for. .

“I sincerely believe that as soon as Anthony Cacace gains momentum in his career, he has what it takes to win a world title and secure the WBO International belt will put him firmly on the right path. But he is facing a dangerous and experienced opponent for Jonathan Romero and will need to be at his best that night.

“I’m so looking forward to seeing our man Nick Ball get the chance to really announce himself on the big stage against Tyson’s sidekick Isaac Lowe and it should be a stunning fight. The WBC Silver title on the line will propel the winner at right in the world mix at featherweight.

“Big David Adeleye, a regular training partner of Tyson, will add the heavyweight theme to the evening and relish the big stage.

“I am delighted that Tommy Fury can share some of the limelight with his big brother after missing his big fight last year due to illness. If Tommy continues to win and shine, his big opportunities will soon follow.

“I would also like to welcome Kurt Walker, the Irish Olympian signed to Top Rank, to the card.”

WEMBLEY CAPACITY INCREASE FOR TYSON’S BIG NIGHT

In addition to the undercard unveiling, it has been confirmed that Fury-Whyte will now be seen in person by 94,000 fans following the granting of 4,000 additional tickets by local authorities.

Brent Council has now approved the availability of an additional 4,000 tickets as coach packages which will go on sale at midday on Wednesday April 6 exclusively on Ticketmaster.

The 90,000 would have already been record attendance for boxing but, such was the request, Queensberry Promotions and Top Rank, along with our hosts at Wembley Stadium, have asked permission from Brent Council to increase capacity to the largest seen. during a sporting event at the national stadium since its reconstruction in 2007.

85,000 original tickets were purchased within three hours of going on sale, followed a week later by the initial additional 5,000 tickets also sold in conjunction with coach travel.

Hall of Fame promoter Frank Warren, who is organizing the event in association with Top Rank, said: “I am delighted that we are now able to provide an additional four thousand tickets for fans to attend the biggest event in history. Organized boxing in this country I know is by no means close to meeting the huge demand, but we were determined to get as many fans as possible to see Tyson Fury’s big comeback fight.

“I would like to thank Brent Council for making this possible, as well as our event partners at Wembley Stadium, and on April 23, Wembley and the Borough of Brent will be broadcast across the world.”