Dillian Whyte has declared he would “guess his home” on Tyson Fury turning down the supply of a cage struggle with him.
Whyte – the interim champion for Fury’s WBC heavyweight belt – has a background in kickboxing and has not too long ago talked up a return to combined martial arts.
The Brit gained 20 of his 21 skilled kickboxing fights and held nationwide titles, whereas he additionally gained his sole MMA bout through knockout in 2008.
In distinction, Fury’s solely ‘skilled’ struggle outdoors the boxing ring got here throughout an look on WWE in 2019, whereas he’s presently making ready for a unification tilt with Anthony Joshua this summer time.
Whyte could possibly be due a shot on the Gypsy King’s WBC championship if he’s victorious over Joshua, though Fury could must vacate his belt to be able to participate in a second mega-fight with AJ later within the 12 months.
However the ‘Physique Snatcher’ is open to a different type of contest along with his heavyweight rival and mentioned he would “twist him up” in a cage struggle.
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He added: “I’d twist off his little lanky knees. His knees are flexible already, I will twist him up.”
Whyte has additionally taken purpose Francis Ngannou and not too long ago declared he would fight the UFC heavyweight champion within the boxing ring or the Octagon.
“If Ngannou desires a struggle tomorrow, I’ll struggle him tomorrow,” mentioned the 33-year-old. “I need to make it honest. I do know another boxers need to struggle an MMA man.
“I consider I can beat him in each types. I can beat him in MMA and in boxing. I don’t assume he’s something particular, whichever they need.
“The man is scared, so if doing MMA makes him really feel higher. If now we have a struggle within the cage first, he would possibly take it, but when we provide him a boxing struggle, then he would possibly say, ‘No, no, no.’ If he desires it, he can get it.”