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‘He’s finally getting the respect he’s due’ – White names Fury best heavyweight boxer ahead of Joshua, Usyk and Whyte

, ‘He’s finally getting the respect he’s due’ – White names Fury best heavyweight boxer ahead of Joshua, Usyk and Whyte

UFC president Dana White believes Tyson Fury is king of the heavyweights due to his fearlessness and determination.

White, aged 52, was speaking ahead of the UFC returning to London this weekend for the first time in three years.

Tyson Fury is the best heavyweight boxer according to Dana White.

Regarding the debate over who is the current greatest in heavyweight boxing, he told Sky Sports: “There is the no denying he’s (Fury) the best in the world.

“In the Deontay Wilder fights when he took those shots, got back up, won the fight, knocked him out. He’s the best.

“He’s finally getting the respect and credit that he’s due. I’m happy for him because he’s a good dude.”

Fury is getting ready for his defence of his WBC title in the all British fight against Dillian Whyte on 23 April at Wembley.

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Fury, 33, defeated Wilder with an eleventh round knockout in the third meeting between the two to retain his WBC title in October.

He now faces Whyte as a mandatory challenger after he knocked out Alexander Povetkin last year.

White added: “In boxing, the best have to fight the best. When you get all the best guys in the world fighting each other, people want to see it.

“I truly believe that Tyson Fury is one of those guys who is willing to fight everybody.”

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Fury may need that mind-set again as he could go on to face the winner of Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Oleksandr Usyk, set to take place later this year.

However, that bout is now in doubt after Usyk joined the battle to defend Ukraine against Russia’s invasion.

A date is yet to be confirmed as Joshua seeks revenge and a chance to set up a much anticipated-fight with Fury.

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