Eddie Hearn confirms Dillian Whyte in Top Heavyweight Clash with Big Fight Night Undercard – includes Dave ‘White Rhino’ Allen vs David Price !
Where can I Buy Tickets for Dillian Whyte vs Oscar Rivas (O2, London on July 20th, 2019?
Brixton’s ‘Bodysnatcher’ will face tough undefeated Colombian ‘Kaboom’ Oscar Rivas on route to a World Title shot against WBC Champion Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua.
“Happy I’m fighting again at O2”
Whyte said : “Oscar Rivas is undefeated & ranked in the top 10 across all the governing bodies. He has been the most avoided heavyweight fighters in the last few years.
“Tyson Fury turned down an offer to fight him. I will keep fighting top 10 fighters.”
Rivas said : “I can’t wait to be boxing is one of the best venues in the world. I have waited for this opportunity for a very long time.
“Dillian Whyte is an great boxer, a World class fighter and the number one contender. He deserves all my respect for his accomplishments and I am grateful for the opportunity he has gave me.
“This is exactly the kind of challenge I was hoping to get. I am undefeated, I am planning to keep my perfect record after July 20th in my quest to get the ultimate opportunity to become World champion.”
Since the start of 2018, Dillian has fought 3 times, winning all three and is now making the O2 Arena in London his home.
Victories over Lucas Browne, Joseph Parker and Dereck Chisora has blasted his way up the heavyweight rankings.
Now a tough test awaits and a fight night promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing is looking forward to.
Eddie said : “This is going to be a great fight with both men coming off explosive late knockouts.
“Oscar Rivas is undefeated and looking to take Dillian’s number one spot but as we know, The O2 has become a fortress for him of late and this is set to be another war.
“Matchroom & Sky are planning a huge night of boxing on July 20th with a huge monster undercard topped by this brilliant heavyweight headliner.”
Where can I watch Whyte vs Rivas? TV Channel stream – In the UK on Sky Sports Box Office & DAZN in the USA.
What are the fight odds? ‘Bodysnatcher will be favourite.
When will the main event ringwalk time be? Approx. 10:20 PM.