One Risk Too Many For Dillian Whyte?


Dillian Whyte tonight takes on what could be the biggest challenge of his professional career against the dangerous Columbian Oscar Rivas.

The unbeaten Rivas with a record of 26 wins with 18 knockouts, has never been in the professional ranks with  someone of Whyte’s experience but has fought and beaten as an Amateur the conqueror of Anthony Joshua, Andy Ruiz Jr.  who now holds all the Heavyweight championship belts with the exception of Deontay Wilder’s WBC title.

In what will be Whyte’s first fight of 2019 since the thrilling knockout of Dereck Chisora last December, Rivas is by no means an easy fight for Whyte who is in pole position to be the mandatory challenger for Wilder’s WBC belt.

The Body Snatcher who weighed over 18 stones on the scales is up against an opponent who at 17 stone 1lb, is renowned for having a high output of punches and an overhand right hand that could cause Whyte major problems tonight.

Whyte in his exhilarating fight with Josh Parker last July, just about managed to survive an onslaught from Parker in which he hit the canvas in the last round.

If the fight had gone on for another minute, there would have been a strong possibility that Whyte would have been knocked out by the former WBO champion.

There are question marks over Whyte’s stamina if the fight is at a fast pace and if Whyte is not in the best of condition. However the deadly left hook that Whyte has demonstrated in his last few fights Is a major threat for the Columbian.

This has all the ingredients of being a thoroughly entertaining fight in which against the odds, the dangerous Kaboom Rivas could cause a stunning upset and shatter Whyte’s dreams of a world title fight.

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