Dillian Whyte’s loss to Alexander Povetkin was not part of the plan in any respect.
The Physique Snatcher was imagined to win a troublesome combat after which he’d have WBC champion in his sights.
Whyte would have been in line to face Tyson Fury immediately after he’s performed with Deontay Wilder, however now, after greater than a thousand days because the WBC’s primary heavyweight, Whyte finds himself on the surface wanting it.
Whyte was knocked out by Povetkin within the fifth spherical after dominating the the combat till that time. He even knocked the Russian down twice within the fourth spherical earlier than discovering himself on the top of a vicious uppercut.
Loads of individuals inside boxing appears to relish the 32 12 months outdated’s loss and Whyte thinks these males are cowards.
“There’s lots of people on social media speaking garbage. You bought grown males like Frank Warren, Bob Arum, and people guys — like laughing and gloating at the truth that I misplaced.
“You then acquired Andy Ruiz, who turned down fights with me. Now I misplaced, he’s glad that I’ve misplaced they usually don’t need to combat me. These guys are a bunch of cowards. Boxing’s stuffed with cowards,” Dillian Whyte stated.
One of many males Whyte talked about, former world champion Andy Ruiz Jr, fired again at Whyte for his feedback and recommended he’s ‘enjoying the sufferer card’.
“Cease enjoying the sufferer card bro…You discuss all this s***, disrespect your opponents at weigh-ins, submit silly memes and now we gotta really feel sorry for you trigger you bought KO’d? Get the f*** out of right here,” Ruiz acknowledged.
The historical past between Ruiz Jr and Whyte began with the previous taking the Anthony Joshua combat at Madison Sq. Backyard in June 2019 and stunning the world to select up the win.
Whyte had initially been supplied that combat, however a mix of the cash not being proper and never having sufficient time to arrange noticed him flip down the possibility.
Might we see Ruiz Jr and Whyte get it on? Eddie Hearn has already acknowledged that that they had a rematch clause within the contract to face Povetkin once more and that’s been activated instantly.
Whyte hopes to proper the unsuitable from Struggle Camp earlier than the top of the 12 months and get himself again in competition.