Dillian Whyte’s fight for the mandatory WBC title has “no reason” to be delayed, says promoter Eddie Hearn. | Boxing News

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“I don’t see any reason for it to be delayed, to be honest with you, because Fury is still likely to fight this year. “

Last update: 04/03/20 18h29

Dillian Whyte is a mandatory challenger for the WBC belt of Tyson Fury

Dillian Whyte is a mandatory challenger for the WBC belt of Tyson Fury

Dillian Whyte’s compulsory fight for the WBC heavyweight title has “no reason” to be delayed after February 2021, said promoter Eddie Hearn.

Whyte got a guaranteed shot on the WBC belt, which is currently owned by British rival Fury, who should first defend his world title in a third bout with Deontay Wilder.

The coronavirus pandemic has derailed plans for Fury-Wilder 3 to be held this summer, with the fight likely to be postponed until October, and Hearn does not think Whyte should be forced to wait any longer for the winner.

Fury arrested Deontay Wilder in February to become the new WBC champion

Fury arrested Deontay Wilder in February to become the new WBC champion

“I think everything is a case-by-case situation,” said Hearn Sky Sports.

“You have tenders that have been called and that have been delayed, and obviously these fights will be delayed.

“Dillian Whyte’s bond is February 2021. I don’t see why it should be delayed, to be honest with you, since Fury is still likely to fight this year. I don’t see a problem with things like that. Certainly, there will be a disturbance at all levels. “

Whyte, who is preparing to face Alexander Povetkin on a date postponed to July 4, live on Sky Sports Box Officewondered why Wilder had made a “ridiculous” decision to activate a contract clause for another fight against Fury.

“I think Tyson Fury is better than him in all departments,” said Whyte. Sky Sports.

“What is going to change now that it hasn’t changed in the last 12-15 years? Nothing, it will not change anything. “



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