Coronavirus strikes again. Top Heavyweight Alexander Povetkin (36-2-1, 25KO) reportedly is in the hospital right now after contracting the virus. We wish him well. His scheduled November 21st meeting with Dillian Whyte (27-2-0, 18KO) to make concrete the WBC mandatory for Tyson Fury has been rescheduled to January 30th, 2021.
It looked like 🥇🇷🇺Alexander “Sasha” Povetkin, could be finished off at any moment. The former WBA Heavyweight World Champion had been put down twice in the fourth round by 🇯🇲🇬🇧Dillian “The Body Snatcher” Whyte in the final Matchroom Fight Camp card Saturday, and didn’t appear to have any momentum on his side to pull a rabbit out of the hat.
But that’s exactly what he did. Continue reading “Povetkin Turns Out the Lights on Whyte to Win Interim Title”
It’s the third week of Matchroom Boxing’s Fight Camp, and although there have been some entertaining scraps on the previous cards, this week gives us a quality Heavyweight clash that should be explosive. Veteran Heavyweight world contender 🇯🇲🇬🇧Dillian “The Body Snatcher” Whyte (27-1-0, 18KO) has his status as WBC mandatory at stake , and a win here cements him a shot at the belt. Continue reading “A WBC Title Opportunity is At Stake in Fight Camp Heavyweight Battle”
In the main event at the O2 Arena in London, British Heavyweight 🇬🇧Dillian Whyte used his jab to control the bulk of his fight with previously unbeaten Colombian 🇨🇴Oscar Rivas to win a 12 round unanimous decision and become the WBC Heavyweight mandatory. The win earns him a title shot against whoever survives after February of 2020 between Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury & Luis Ortiz.
The WBC #1 mandatory contender 🇬🇧Dillian “The Body Snatcher” Whyte continues to wait for his shot at the title held by current champion Deontay Wilder, a wait that Whyte has continuously noted has gone on for over 600 days at this point. The last time we saw Whyte in the ring he won with an explosive 11th round knockout over longtime rival Derek Chisora in December of 2018.
This Saturday at the O2 Arena in London, Whyte (25-1-0, 18KO) will take on WBC #10 ranked 🇨🇴Oscar Rivas (26-0-0, 18KO) in yet another eliminator for the Title shot. Continue reading “Dillian Whyte Faces Hungry Oscar Rivas in WBC Title Eliminator”