Dillian Whyte entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 25-1-0 (18 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.6 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Andy Ruiz Jr). He suffered his only loss when he faced Anthony Joshua in 2015 (4-stars fight, Joshua vs Whyte, curiously Whyte defeated Joshua by unanimous decision in his first amateur bout in 2009), after this fight he has won nine bouts beating Joseph Parker (Dillian Whyte vs Joseph Parker) and Dereck Chisora in his last two (Dillian Whyte vs Dereck Chisora 2).
His opponent, the undefeated ormer Olympian Oscar Rivas, has a perfect record of 26-0-0 (18 knockouts) and he entered as the No.14 in the same weight class. In his last three fights he has won over Herve Hubeaux, Fabio Maldonado and Bryant Jennings (Bryant Jennings vs Oscar Rivas). Whyte vs Rivas is valid for the interim WBC World heavyweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
Division: heavyweight (over 200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: interim WBC World heavyweight title
Whyte’s previous fight: Dillian Whyte vs Dereck Chisora 2
Rivas’ previous fight: Bryant Jennings vs Oscar Rivas
Whyte’s next fight: Dillian Whyte vs Mariusz Wach
Whyte vs Rivas full fight video:
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