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Fury and Klitschko to meet
06 Jul 2015 22:10
Unbeaten heavyweight Tyson Fury will fight WBA, IBF and WBO champion Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf in October.
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Fury, whose last bouts saw him stop Dereck Chisora and Christian Hammer, holds a 24-0 record while Ukrainian fighter Klitschko has not lost a fight for 11 years.
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The 26-year-old’s promoters Hennessy Sports announced the 24 October clash through a statement on their official website.
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The 6ft 9in fighter defended his European heavyweight title from Romania's Hammer on a technical decision back in February.
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Klitschko, 39, last fought in Dusseldorf in March 2013, retaining his four current belts with a knockout victory over Jean-Marc Mormeck, and is 64-3 over a near 20-year career which has seen him beat the likes of Axel Schulz, Ruslan Chagaev and Tony Thompson.
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The encounter with Fury in western Germany will be his 19th defence in his second reign as world champion.
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