DILLIAN WHYTE is able to swap to UFC to combat Francis Ngannou for the heavyweight title.
The Bodysnatcher is firmly again on this planet title hunt within the noble artwork after getting his revenge against Alexander Povetkin with a fifth-round KO.
However his calls to finally fight deposed WBC champ Deontay Wilder look like falling on deaf ears within the American’s camp.
And talking to talkSPORT, the Brixton-based brawler is able to swap the ring for a cage.
His promoter Eddie Hearn teased a two-fight deal final 12 months in opposition to Ngannou – and even suggested Anthony Joshua fancies it too.
However Whyte, who began as a kickboxer, appears first in line for the sensational swap.
He mentioned: “Think about me going and successful the UFC heavyweight championship.
“I’d be the primary boxer to ever try this and, with the stage of my profession that I’m, I can try this.
“Because the interim heavyweight champion, going and successful the UFC undisputed heavyweight championship, I’m undoubtedly up for that.”
Matchroom boss Hearn has nonetheless not given up on the concept of the historic cross promotion alongside the UFC between Ngannou, 34, and Whyte, 32.
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