Dillian Whyte is finally getting his big break when he takes on Tyson Fury in all British heavyweight title clash on Saturday, 23 April 2022 at the Wembley Stadium in London, UK. Fury vs Whyte will headline the PPV card which will be broadcasted by BT Sports in the UK and ESPN in the US via PPV. This fight has the potential to be financially very successful and we take a look at what both fighters will be making in this fight.
Tyson Fury Vs Dillian Whyte Purse Payouts
Tyson Fury has been confirmed as the A side and will be making getting larger chunk of the purse compared to Whyte who himself is inline to earn his career best purse of $7.4 million.
Financial Details behind Fury vs Whyte Fight:
Frank Warren promotions won the purse bid at $41million (£30.6million) which is one of the biggest in British boxing history. Eddie Hearn’s matchroom boxing was also in the running who bid $32million (£23.9million).
So from the $41 million total purse, 10% will be kept as winning fighter bonus that is $4.1 million, while the rest of $37 million will be shared between Fury and Whyte at the ratio of 80/20 in favor of Fury. Which means Tyson Fury is guaranteed a purse of massive $29.5m plus another $4.1 million if he wins the fight.
|Fighters||Guaranteed Purse||Purse Share||Total Payout|
|Tyson Fury||$29.5 million||80||$29.5m + winning bonus + share of PPV revenue if PPV sales meet objective|
|Dillian Whyte||$7.4 million||20||$7.4m + winning bonus|
Both of the fighters will meet each other in a PPV fight next year. The Tyson Fury Vs Dillian Whyte fight date & venue is confirmed. Manchester is the city that will host this grand fight. Tyson played his last match against the Albanian fighter Sefer Seferi in 2018 in England.
This fight is PPV event and if PPV sales reach its objective or exceed Tyson Fury will earn share of the revenue generated above the objective numbers. That might take his total earnings from this fight around $40 million.
Faq’s Regarding Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte Fight:
Tyson Fury is “A” side with 80/20 purse split and he is guaranteed a $29.5 million from this fight
Whyte is expected to earn his career best purse of $7.4 million against Tyson Fury
Atleast 700,000 ppv buys are expected which means atleast $50 million will be generated from PPV revenue alone.