Dillian Whyte came through arguably his toughest test just over a week ago when he beat Oscar Rivas by unanimous decision at the O2 to secure the mandatory position with the WBC.
Last Saturday proved to be an excellent night for heavyweight boxing, with Frank Warren’s BT Sports show going down a storm with fans.
On Saturday night Tyson Fury took on the German Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas. The Gypsy King was fighting his first fight in Las Vegas after signing a deal with ESPN following his fight with Deontay Wilder.
Anthony Joshua is one of the shining lights in British Boxing. The 29-year-old heavyweight professional has had a glowing career to date, winning three out of four major titles in his division. So, the stage was set for another knockout in his debut across the Atlantic – surely?
Dillian Whyte is unlike many boxers in the heavyweight division in the sense that he’s willing to fight anyone and everyone.
All eyes were on Wembley Stadium once again on Saturday night as Anthony Joshua took to the ring to defend his IBF, WBO and WBA belts against Russia’s Alexander Povetkin.