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Dillian Whyte

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Dillian Whyte: British-Jamaican boxer
Dillian Whyte is a British professional boxer. He has held the WBC interim heavyweight title since July 2019. He has held multiple regional heavyweight championships, including the WBC Silver title from 2017 to 2019, the WBO International title from 2018 to 2019, and the British title from 2016 to 2017. As of February 2020, he is ranked as the world's third best active heavyweight by The Ring magazine, fifth by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and sixth by BoxRec. His knockout-to-win ratio stands at 72%.

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Fight Talk: Dillian Whyte, Francis Ngannou, Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua, Carl Froch Mike Tyson

Dillian Whyte, Francis Ngannou, Tyson Fury and Carl Froch reminiscing about "flattening" George Groves feature in this week's Fight Talk.
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Dillian Whyte prepared "risk" bout as mum offers inspiration during coronavirus

Dillian Whyte explains why he will risk fighting behind closed doors and embarks on a move to help youngsters avoid gang violence.
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Dillian Whyte wants chance to fight as Eddie Hearn eyes Premier League's coronavirus plans

Dillian Whyte says he would welcome the chance to fight in July as his promoter, Eddie Hearn, closely monitors the Premier League's plans.
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Fight Talk: Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, Dillian Whyte & Oleksandr Usyk

Anthony Joshua targets Tyson Fury, Dillian Whyte and Oleksandr Usyk, plus Eddie Hearn planning big fights for boxing's return.
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'I want the boys at the top' - Joshua eyes up Fury, Whyte & Usyk

Anthony Joshua targets Tyson Fury, Dillian Whyte and Oleksandr Usyk, plus Eddie Hearn planning big fights for boxing's return.
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Fight Talk: Dillian Whyte, Kell Brook, Terence Crawford, Eddie Hearn, Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua

Dillian Whyte asks UFC president Dana White to "hit me up", Kell Brook could be next for Terence Crawford, plus more in this week's Fight Talk.
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Whyte v Povetkin to be called off, says Hearn

Dillian Whyte's heavyweight fight against Alexander Povetkin - due to take place on 2 May - will be called off because of coronavirus, says promoter Eddie Hearn.
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'Fury or Joshua? I'm ready for anyone' - Whyte 'hungry' for world title shot

British heavyweight fighter Dillian Whyte says he is ready to face Tyson Fury or Anthony Joshua and is "hungry" for his shot at becoming world heavyweight champion.
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Dillian Whyte: 'Tyson Fury or Anthony Joshua? I just want to fight the best'

British heavyweight fighter Dillian Whyte says he is ready to face Tyson Fury or Anthony Joshua and is "hungry" for his shot at becoming world heavyweight champion.
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Dillian Whyte to meet Alexander Povetkin on 2 May

Britain's Dillian Whyte, a mandatory challenger for one of Tyson Fury's world heavyweight titles, will meet Russian Alexander Povetkin on 2 May.
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British heavyweight Whyte to meet Russian Povetkin in May at Manchester Arena

Britain's Dillian Whyte, a mandatory challenger for one of Tyson Fury's world heavyweight titles, will meet Russian Alexander Povetkin on 2 May.
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Dillian Whyte reinstated as WBC mandatory challenger and has suspension lifted

Britain's Dillian Whyte is reinstated as the mandatory challenger for the WBC world heavyweight title held by American Deontay Wilder.
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Joshua could face Whyte next - 5 Live Boxing

Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua could face fellow British fighter Dillian Whyte next, says the BBC Radio 5 Live Boxing team.
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Dillian Whyte to face Mariusz Wach on Joshua-Ruiz undercard in Saudi Arabia

Dillian Whyte will face Poland's Mariusz Wach on the undercard of Anthony Joshua's world-title bout with Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia.
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Dillian Whyte: Promoter Eddie Hearn expects ring return despite UK Anti-Doping case

Eddie Hearn says it is "very likely" Dillian Whyte will fight in December and urges Ukad to speed up how anti-doping cases are handled.
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Dillian Whyte: British heavyweight passed all Vada tests for Oscar Rivas bout

British heavyweight Dillian Whyte passed all of his anti-doping tests before facing Oscar Rivas despite failing a UK Anti-Doping test.
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Dillian Whyte: WBC provisionally suspends status as interim world heavyweight champion

The WBC provisionally suspends Dillian Whyte's status as the organisation's interim world heavyweight champion and mandatory challenger to Deontay Wilder.
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Whyte provisionally stripped of WBC interim title after positive test

The WBC provisionally suspends Dillian Whyte's status as the organisation's interim world heavyweight champion and mandatory challenger to Deontay Wilder.
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Dillian Whyte: British heavyweight 'disappointed' by comments after failed test

British heavyweight Dillian Whyte says he beat Oscar Rivas fairly despite failing a drugs test leading up to the bout.
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Dillian Whyte: Eddie Hearn urges people to wait for facts before making judgement

Promoter Eddie Hearn urges fans to "wait for the facts" before judging Dillian Whyte after he tested positive for a banned substance.
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Wait for facts before judging Whyte - Hearn

Promoter Eddie Hearn urges fans to "wait for the facts" before judging Dillian Whyte after he tested positive for a banned substance.
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Dillian Whyte tested positive for banned substance before Oscar Rivas victory

British heavyweight Dillian Whyte tests positive for a banned substance before his victory against Oscar Rivas on Saturday.
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Dillian Whyte: WBC mandatory challenger for Deontay Wilder faces title-shot wait

What will Dillian Whyte do now as a mandatory challenger but with no realistic short-term hope of fighting Deontay Wilder?
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Whyte survives knockdown to beat Rivas in title eliminator

British heavyweight Dillian Whyte scores a points win over Oscar Rivas despite being knocked down in a gripping bout.
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The heavyweight division is a joke, says Britain's Whyte

Britain's Dillian Whyte dubs heavyweight boxing "a joke" amid frustrations over the division's champions failing to agree fights.
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