Dillian Whyte’s loss to Alexander Povetkin was not part of the plan in any respect.
The Physique Snatcher was presupposed to win a troublesome struggle after which he’d have WBC champion in his sights.
Whyte would have been in line to face Tyson Fury immediately after he’s carried out with Deontay Wilder, however now, after greater than a thousand days because the WBC’s primary heavyweight, Whyte finds himself on the skin trying it.
Whyte was knocked out by Povetkin within the fifth spherical after dominating the the struggle till that time. He even knocked the Russian down twice within the fourth spherical earlier than discovering himself on the top of a vicious uppercut.
Loads of folks inside boxing appears to relish the 32 yr outdated’s loss and Whyte thinks these males are cowards.
“There’s lots of people on social media speaking garbage. You bought grown males like Frank Warren, Bob Arum, and people guys — like laughing and gloating at the truth that I misplaced.
“Then you definately received Andy Ruiz, who turned down fights with me. Now I misplaced, he’s completely satisfied that I’ve misplaced and so they don’t should struggle me. These guys are a bunch of cowards. Boxing’s stuffed with cowards,” Dillian Whyte stated.
One of many males Whyte talked about, former world champion Andy Ruiz Jr, fired again at Whyte for his feedback and urged he’s ‘enjoying the sufferer card’.
“Cease enjoying the sufferer card bro…You speak all this s***, disrespect your opponents at weigh-ins, publish silly memes and now we gotta really feel sorry for you trigger you bought KO’d? Get the f*** out of right here,” Ruiz said.
The historical past between Ruiz Jr and Whyte began with the previous taking the Anthony Joshua struggle at Madison Sq. Backyard in June 2019 and stunning the world to select up the win.
Whyte had initially been supplied that struggle, however a mix of the cash not being proper and never having sufficient time to organize noticed him flip down the prospect.
May we see Ruiz Jr and Whyte get it on? Eddie Hearn has already said that they’d a rematch clause within the contract to face Povetkin once more and that’s been activated straight away.
Whyte hopes to proper the mistaken from Struggle Camp earlier than the top of the yr and get himself again in competition.