- Dillian White demands that the WBC fight Tyson Fury ahead of him
- The Gypsy King defeated Deontay Wilder in Vegas to retain his world title
- White is the WBC’s obligatory challenger to fight Fury for his world title
- And the Londoner said the organization should now give Fury ‘no choice’
Dillian White has demanded that the WBC give Tyson Fury ‘no choice’ and force the heavyweight champion to face him after his victory over Deontay Wilder.
The 33-year-old Gypsy King ended her rivalry with the Bronze Bomber on Saturday night after securing a disastrous knockout victory during a thrilling encounter in Las Vegas.
Fury has stated that he will take a break before deciding where to go next, with White as the inevitable challenger to his title to the WBC, while the unification battles against the winner of Alexander Usik’s rematch with Anthony Joshua. may be on the horizon.
Dillian White demands that WBC Force Champion Tyson Fury fight ahead of him
However. White – who has waited more than 600 days for his title shot – says he will have to fight Fury next and the WBC will have to force the Gypsy King to face him.
‘Fury has the belt. Wilder had a chance to fight me for three years, but it didn’t happen,’ White told sky sports news.
‘Hopefully now the WBC will strengthen my position and Fury has no choice. It’s a huge British battle, a big fight for Britain. [However] Fury is an unpredictable person who can say: ‘I’m done!’
The Gypsy King defeated Deontay Wilder to retain his WBC Heavyweight Championship
White is mandatory challenger for WBC belt and says Fury should be given ‘no choice’
White will have to keep his eye on the ball if he wants to face Fury next year, while the Londoner is set to face Otto Wallin this month. The body snatcher’s lapse against Alexander Povetkin cost him a title shot and he must be on his A-game to overtake the difficult southpaw.
The 33-year-old admitted that he is looking forward to fighting Fury and is ready to ‘risk it all’ for a chance to fight for the heavyweight title.
‘I’d be lying if I said I didn’t see them,’ said White. ‘I definitely see Fury fighting.
At the end of the month the Londoner encounters Otto Wallin and is aware of the danger he presents
‘Wallin’ is a dangerous operator – he pushed Fury all the way. If everything goes according to plan, I’m looking forward to fighting Fury. I am always against it, I am always in a tough fight. I am used to it.
‘I could get out of Wallin’ fighting just to fight Fury but that’s not my mindset. I can’t wait to see what Fury is doing. My thinking is that I have nothing to lose. I’m not afraid to take risks. They see danger in fighting me. I will risk it all if need be.
Meanwhile, White reprimanded Wilder’s team for not throwing in the towel on Saturday night when the bronze bomber took serious damage in the later stages of the fight.
Although the 33-year-old is willing to ‘risk it all’ to win his title against the Gypsy King
Wilder sacked former trainer Mark Breland for throwing in the towel in their second fight, and new coach Malik Scott left it to the referee to decide when to cancel the competition.
‘Last time Mark Breland stopped him which saved his career. His corner was the ‘yeah-man’ which allowed him to take a lot of punishment. This can be detrimental to a fighter’s confidence.
‘He was struggling from the third round. He never wanted to fight again.