Tyson Fury has been ordered to guard his heavyweight title in opposition to British rival Dillian Whyte.
The Setting Boxing Council has named Whyte as Fury’s compulsory challenger and the 2 events have 30 days to concur a deal.
Fury retained his title with an Eleventh-round stoppage of Deontay Wilder of their third combat on 9 Oct.
Fury-Whyte may be very probably to decide on place in February or March subsequent calendar yr, with Cardiff or Manchester alternative venues.
Proper after beating Wilder in Las Vegas, Fury skilled a 30-working day window to arrange an conflict for the undisputed title with Oleksandr Usyk, who conquer Anthony Joshua in September to get the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts.
Nonetheless, Joshua activated a rematch clause with the Ukrainian, main to Whyte changing into termed as Fury’s mandatory challenger.