Dillian whyte, interim heavyweight champion of the CMB, opened the door for him to venture into mixed martial arts and contest the championship of that division in the UFC.
“Imagine I go and win the heavyweight championship of the UFC”, He confessed his wishes in an interview with Fight night in statements collected by talkSport. “I would be the first fighter to do it, and at the stage of my career that I’m in, I can do it.”
Few boxers have tried to change the course of their careers by entering MMA, but on the contrary there have been cases such as that of Conor mcgregor who faced Floyd mayweather.
Recently, Mayweather he met with Dana White, president of the UFC, Y Nobuyuki Sakakibara, President of Rizin, announcing a “great deal.” However, it is unknown if Floyd will dabble in mixed martial arts.
“As the interim heavyweight champion, to go and win the heavyweight championship of UFC, it’s something I could definitely do, “he added. Whyte about.
Currently the heavyweight monarch of the UFC it is Francis Ngannou, who defeated by knockout Stipe Miocic.
The message to Wilder
Since Dillian whyte defeated Alexander Povetkin, has repeatedly mentioned Deontay Wilder, who never agreed to fight the British. Now he said that they came to offer him 8 million pounds and preferred to accept 1 to fight against another opponent.
“The fight is there. I’ve been mentioning you Wilder has not said anything, “he said Dillian. “His team has shown no interest, so I can only do what I know how to do. I’ve been asking for the fight for three years. No one has shown interest ”.
“We offered (to Wilder) 8 million pounds when he fought for 1 million to fight Luis Ortíz and he took the fight! ”, he added Whyte. “He said he needed to defeat that fighter and other things.”