TICKETS at the moment are on sale for Dillian Whyte’s combat in opposition to unbeaten Colombian Oscar Rivas on July 20 on the O2 Enviornment.
The Brixton banger returns to the ring for the primary time since he knocked out Dereck Chisora with a vicious left-hook in December.
To buy your seat on the huge combat, merely head to the AXS web site.
Whyte had rejected the chance to problem for Anthony Joshua’s unified WBA, IBF and WBO world titles after the 2 rivals didn’t agree phrases.
It appeared as if the 31-year-old was set to combat Dominic Breazeale in a WBC ultimate eliminator for Deontay Wilder’s title.
Nonetheless, after the rematch between Wilder and Tyson Fury didn’t materialise Breazeale was awarded the following shot on the WBC champion from Alabama- leaving Whyte in limbo.
- Whyte vs Rivas, July 20th at The O2, London – Tickets
To remain busy Whyte now faces the 26-Zero Rivas, who’s recent of a knockout victory over Bryant Jennings – whereas additionally proudly owning a victory in opposition to Kubrat Pulev within the beginner ranks.
Whyte stated: “Oscar Rivas is undefeated and ranked within the high 10 throughout the board of all of the governing our bodies. He has been some of the averted heavyweight fighters in the previous couple of years.
“His KO victory over Bryant Jennings despatched shockwaves by way of the division and Tyson Fury simply turned down ESPN/Prime Rank’s supply to combat him. I’m over the moon that he has accepted the combat.
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“He has a great amateur and professional record, including a win over Kubrat Pulev.
“I am more than happy to carry on fighting top 10 fighters like Rivas until I get my well-earned shot at Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua.
“I can’t wait until July 20 to fight again at The O2 which is one of the best venues in the world for boxing.”