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22nd Apr 2022

Dillian Whyte promises Tyson Fury rematch if he defeats him, despite no contract clause

Lee Costello

“I’ll fight him again. I want to fight the best.”

Dillian Whyte reveals that if he beats Tyson Fury this weekend then he will offer him a rematch.

Whyte is the mandatory challenger for the WBC world title belt, a position he has held for several years, and has had to jump through hoops to finally get his fight.

 (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images)

When he was originally named as the number one contender in the WBC world rankings Deontay Wilder was still champion, but no matter who Whyte fought or how many times he participated in eliminators, he just could not get his title shot.

The big puncher has fought and beaten former world heavyweight champions however, including Joseph Parker and Alexander Povetkin.

So at long last the Body Snatcher will get his chance to win the belt, but the current lineal heavyweight champion of the world stands in his way.

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Tyson Fury fought Wilder three times, drawing the first and winning the next two, to both win and defend that green and gold belt.

Now he has to fulfil his mandatory obligation, but Whyte has confirmed that even if he were to pull off a shock upset, the Londoner would give the Gypsy King another chance.

“Me vs Tyson Fury – most believe he’s the best of all time, why would I not want to fight the best of all time again?,” explained Whyte.

[caption id="attachment_257556" align="alignnone" width="1024"] (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images)

“There’s no rematch clause when you’re the mandatory challenger, but if I win on Saturday and it’s a good fight, I’ll fight him again. I want to fight the best.

“For me, that would be amazing. Imagine… if I fight him two or three times and never fight again…I’m easy. It means I beat the best of all time. I’m not someone to run away from fights, I want to fight the best fights.”