By Charles Brun: Dillian Whyte is irritated that negotiations haven’t began for a profitable payday battle for him towards Anthony Joshua or the summer time in a stadium conflict within the UK.
Whyte (28-3, 19 KOs) feels that DAZN ought to already be pushing for the rematch between him and Joshua following his victory over Jermaine Franklin final November in London.
Dillian, 34, doesn’t perceive why DAZN has already began demanding the battle between him and Joshua.
Seemingly, the explanation DAZN isn’t chomping on the bit for the Joshua-Whyte battle is that they noticed how actually horrible Whyte regarded in his battle with Franklin (21-1, 14 KOs), successful a questionable 12 spherical majority resolution that many boxing followers disagreed with.
Whyte resembled a much bigger, equally over-the-hill model of journeyman Derek Chisora, and having Joshua battle somebody like that shall be absolute poison for DAZN when it comes to them bringing in new subscribers.
American boxing followers have little interest in watching Joshua beat up on Chisora 2.0, aka Dillian Whyte. What’s the purpose? Joshua shall be preventing Franklin on April 1st on the O2 Area in London. From there, Joshua needs to be taking a step up, not taking place to battle the played-out Whyte in July.
“Clearly, it’s an enormous battle for Britain and for DAZN, DAZN wants massive fights and large content material,” stated Dillian Whyte to the Every day Mail a couple of rematch between him and Anthony Joshua.
“I don’t know why they’re not pushing for it,” stated Whyte about his rematch with Joshua, which he feels DAZN needs to be pushing for.
DAZN isn’t going to push for the Joshua vs. Whyte battle as a result of it’s a prepare wreck so far as bringing in new subscribers. The highest brass at DAZN clearly is aware of that Whyte brings nothing to the desk, as he’s principally misplaced 3 out of his final 4 fights should you depend his contest towards Franklin as a loss.
Whyte’s current fights:
Jermaine Franklin – 12 spherical majority resolution: *controversial
Tyson Fury – KO 6 loss
Alexander Povetkin – TKO 4: *Povetking coming off COVID
Alexander Povetkin – TKO 5 loss
“Eddie [Hearn] has talked lots concerning the battle, however they couldn’t commit to truly making it,” stated Whyte nonetheless bellyaching about negotiations not having began for the Joshua battle. “Waste of time speaking about it. We’ve had no supply for that battle or severe talks. It’s very irritating.
“I win [over Jermaine Franklin], after which there’s no dialog concerning the AJ battle or nothing. So clearly, I’m not going to take a seat round and wait and be used as a scapegoat like they did to me a few years in the past,” stated Whyte.