Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will be forced to have a rematch and it will be in the UK, confirms promoter Frank Warren

Fury, 30, challenged for the WBC strap in LA last weekend and he outboxed Wilder, 33, for much of the fight.

Despite having to rise from the canvas twice, Fury bemused the champion with a stinging jab and well executed right hand.

As the Brit looked to have ripped the belt away from Wilder, the fight was declared a split decision draw, much to the disapproval of Fury and Warren.

However, talking on the BBC’s Costello and Bunce podcast, Warren confirmed the WBC will discuss the immediate rematch with their board of governors.

Warren said: “The WBC at the moment are putting it before their board of governors, I would assume and I will expect that they will order the rematch.

“Both parties want the fight- we will do what we’ve got to do, everybody wants to see the rematch and I’m sure it will happen, and it happens to everybody’s agenda.

“The thing about it all is that Tyson wants to fight in the UK – he felt cheated out there (in the US) and he was cheated.

“That’s really our agenda at the moment, to try get the fight in the UK. That fight out in the States was the biggest pay-per-view fight I think in the last 15 or 16 years for the heavyweight division.

“It’s a big fight, it’s the biggest fight out there.”

After the fight, current WBA, IBF, and WBO world heavyweight Anthony Joshua, 30, claimed he would like to face either Wilder or Fury.

However, Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn had previously said the winner between this months rematch between Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora would most likely be in line to face AJ next.

Joshua knocked Whyte out three years ago in seven rounds, while Fury holds two wins over Chisora.

Warren said: “On the other side on the table I’m listening to stuff about Anthony Joshua fighting the winner of Dillian Whyte, who he’s already beat in seven rounds or Dereck Chisora, who Tyson has beaten and has only one one in eight of his significant fights.

“And then they’re talking about fighting Wilder, well why didn’t they take the 50 million to fight Wilder in the first place?

“They didn’t do it, all these things you hear is justy absolute rubbish.”

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