Dillian Whyte slams 'utterly ridiculous' offer from Anthony Joshua

Annette Crawford
January 14, 2019

Dillian Whyte has come out and said he would "love" to fight Tyson Fury as talks of a bout between the Gypsy King and Anthony Joshua stall.

The heavyweight contender from Brixton has emerged as the front runner to be AJ's next opponent despite fans calling for the unification fight with WBC champion Deontay Wilder.

"The Bodysnatcher" spoke exclusively to TalkSport on Anthony Joshua's opening offer: "It is utterly ridiculous".

"It is a ridiculous offer, they're not serious about the fight".

"It's just silly, I'm a pay-per-view fighter now in the United Kingdom which I've built by myself against all the odds". I've had nine fights since I fought him and won them all in spectacular fashion.

"It's an easy fight to make".

It is clear now that Whyte is one of the most feared men in the heavyweight division, and whoever his next opponent may be, it is likely to be another mouth-watering encounter.

However, Whyte is clearly not prepared to accept chump change for his first world title shot, accusing Joshua of "arrogance" in negotiations and pointing out that he is now a big draw in the United Kingdom in his own right.


The former two-time heavyweight champion Klitschko hasn't fought since his loss to Joshua in April 2017, but reports claim he could come out of retirement at the age of 42 and Whyte could be his comeback fight. It looks like Tyson Fury will fight Deontay Wilder (again), so he needs to stop messing about.

"Of course he can (possibly knock me out) he's very experienced".

"It's not Fury and it's not Joshua, and I'm hearing that could be the fight that we see there".

"We fought twice already, no-one's gonna complain about the fight, so what's the problem?"

"It is a childish offer, if you want to fight, you make a proper offer, you know what I bring to the table".

Bunce told the BBC 5 Live Boxing Podcast‏: "I still fancy Joshua fights Miller in America". There's middle ground, there's okay ground and there's way, way, way off. Though there is no word on whether or not Klitschko is in fact un-retiring, Whyte is intrigued by the concept of a potential fight against him.

"I know exactly what to do, I've trained alongside him for years and I know what he's like, I'll knock him out".

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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