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Whyte Headed for the US

As Eddie Hearn looks to guide his fighter to a world title tilt.

It’s fair to say that before Anthony Joshua was pushed all the way by Wladimir Klitschko, it was the Brixton fighter Dillian Whyte who gave the world heavyweight champion the most trouble of all his opponents.

In what was labelled a ‘grudge fight’ courtesy of a conflict they had in the amateur ranks, Whyte caught Joshua with a huge punch that had the Watford fight in trouble before he regathered his senses and went on to stop Whyte with a brutal assault in round seven.

Since that setback Whyte has had an operation on a damaged shoulder and slowly worked his way back into the heavyweight reckoning.

It is now being suggested that the fighter, who has a record that reads 20-1 with 15 wins coming by way of knockout, is set for a fight in the US this summer.

With a re-match between Whyte and Joshua unlikely, for the immediate future, Eddie Hearn appears to be steering the 29-year-old towards a clash with either the WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, or the WBO champion Joseph Parker.

The consensus of opinion being that if Whyte can beat either of those fighters named, he’ll then get his re-match with Joshua in a mega-unification fight.

But, there’s a lot of ifs and buts to be answered first isn’t there!


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday June 10 2017

Time: 11:26AM

 

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