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Major Upcoming Boxing Matches in 2022

Posted 15 Sep 2022

The 2022 boxing calendar is packed with exciting upcoming matches and we can’t wait to see which fighters rise and fall this year, as the unpredictability of boxing is what makes it so entertaining. Not long ago we saw Anthony Joshua unexpectedly defeated by Oleksandr Usyk and lose his heavyweight titles but it appears the pair will be meeting again for a rematch, although the date for this has not been confirmed.

However, there are plenty of boxing matches that are set in stone and we will be running through the most highly anticipated of these bouts now. So, without further delay, allow us to remind you of the upcoming boxing matches that will have you on the edge of your seat in 2022.

Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte - 23/04/22

Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte will be facing each other on 23rd April 2022 at Wembley Stadium to battle it out for the WBC and The Ring titles of heavyweight champion. Fury is currently the undefeated holder of the titles, whilst Whyte is WBC interim heavyweight champion so both men have it all to fight for. Tyson Fury has also announced that this will be the final fight of his career after becoming the two-time undisputed world champion, so expect the Gypsy King in full showman mode for his finale.

Boxers stats

Tyson Fury

Pre-fight record: 31-0-1 (22 KOs)
Height: 6 ft 9 inches (206 cm)
Style: Orthodox
Recognition: WBC and The Ring heavyweight champion

Dillian Whyte

Pre-fight record: 28-2 (19 KOs)
Height: 6 ft 4 inches (193 cm)
Style: Orthodox
Recognition: WBC interim heavyweight champion