Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko date/location announced

Tyson Fury.
Tyson Fury.
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Tyson Fury’s rematch with Wladimir Klitschko will take place on July 9 in Manchester.

The world heavyweight boxing champion’s trainer and uncle Peter Fury confirmed the date and city in a tweet on Friday morning.

An official announcement, including the venue, is due at noon on Friday.

Undefeated Tyson, who lives in Hest Bank near Morecambe, won the unified championship beating Klitschko on points in Germany in November 2015.

More to follow.