‘I wanted to take out Julia Roberts but it never happened’ – Frank Warren tells Dillian Whyte to forget Tyson Fury rematch


Boxing promoter Frank Warren insists Dillian Whyte will not get a rematch against Tyson Fury, despite complaining that his loss to ‘The Gypsy King’ was partly due to foul play.

Fury earned a sensational sixth-round knockout victory over Whyte on Saturday by landing a perfect uppercut that floored ‘The Body Snatcher’.

Fury knocked down Whyte in the sixth round and his opponent failed to recover before saying he was retired
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Whyte has since called for a rematch and said he should have had more time to get back on his feet, but Warren says that’s not happening.

“As he caught it with [the uppercut]he was gone, he was up,” he told talkSPORT.

“Tyson just pushed him back a bit because he was falling forward. Better to push him than hit him because he would never get up.

“When he got up, he didn’t know where he was. The referee did the right thing and stopped the fight and saved him from further punishment. There should be no complaints about it. Let’s not even go with that.

The Hall of Fame promoter then hilariously suggested that Whyte’s cries for a rematch are akin to his attempts to woo Hollywood actress Julia Roberts during his youth.

“No,” Warren said when asked directly if he would grant Whyte’s rematch wish.


'I wanted to take out Julia Roberts but it never happened' - Frank Warren tells Dillian Whyte to forget Tyson Fury rematch
Warren joked Whyte’s call for a rematch is like he’s trying to ask Hollywood royalty
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“Why? Based on what?

“Look, when I was really young, I was asking out Julia Roberts, it never happened. Where do you want to go with it?

“It’s not even debatable. It’s not gonna happen, Dillian. You have to fight to get back in the race and you know, good luck with that.

Either way, Fury insisted after the fight that he was done with professional boxing and would retire undefeated.

There was hope that he would still be around to fight Anthony Joshua or Oleksandr Usyk in a unification bout, but that’s uncertain at the moment.

“He will make up his own mind. He’s with his family right now, he’s not thinking about boxing, he’s been training hard for this fight,” Warren added.

As of now, Fury is happy to be back in Morecambe and taking out the trash.

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