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‘Mighty’ outsider Dillian Whyte shocked Tyson Fury as Frank Bruno called him ‘clumsier’ than Anthony Joshua

FRANK BRUNO has warned Tyson Fury his fight with Dillian Whyte will be “more awkward” than taking on Anthony Joshua.

And British boxing legend Bruno believes in an underdog why could deliver a tremendous shock and dethrone the undefeated Gypsy King on Saturday.

Tyson Fury could face a difficult night against Dillian Whyte, according to Frank Bruno

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Tyson Fury could face a difficult night against Dillian Whyte, according to Frank BrunoPhoto credit: Reuters
Frank Bruno has tipped underdog Dillian Whyte to stage an upset against Tyson Fury

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Frank Bruno has tipped underdog Dillian Whyte to stage an upset against Tyson FuryPhoto credit: Rex

Bruno60, explained: “It could go either way.

“Fury would have gone out and challenged everyone from my time because he doesn’t care, he seems fearless.

“He’s said he could drink 15 pints the night before a workout session, then hit the gym the next morning and work out with three or four guys all day.

“Tyson is a favourite, but Dillian has a lot of power.

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“You have to give credit to Whyte because they wanted him out of the way for a fight between Fury and Joshua.

“But for Tyson it gets more awkward than turning himself in Joshua because Dillian is ready for battle and can hit with both hands.

“Fury has a lot more experience but unless he keeps his head down to avoid the Whyte bombs he could be in danger.”

WBC champion Fury, 33, has called his Wembley world heavyweight title with Whyte, 34, the biggest British fight since Bruno was defeated by Lennox Lewis 29 years ago.

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Fans want to see a Fury-Joshua clash but AJ is waiting for a rematch with Oleksandr Usyk after losing his WBA, IBF and WBO belts to the Ukrainian in September.

Bruno, who won 40 of his 45 professional fights between 1982 and 1996, is anticipating a superfight between Fury and Joshua.

The former WBC king added: “If the money is eventually going to be made then Fury and Joshua will definitely make it.”

Bruno, who was diagnosed as bipolar after his retirement, praised Fury’s resilience in overcoming his own mental health struggles.

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He said: “He proved it, I proved it, you can have mental health issues, but you can control it.”

* BT Sport Box Office is exclusively showing Fury v Whyte live on Saturday from 18:00. Visit BT Sport Box Office website.

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