ACCORDING to the World Boxing Council (WBC), forgotten man Dillian Whyte won’t receive a shot at their heavyweight title until February 2021 at the earliest – and that’s IF his ongoing situation is resolved with UK Anti-Doping.
Whyte was installed as mandatory challenger for the belt, currently held by Deontay Wilder, when he defeated Oscar Rivas on July 20 in London. However, this status was suspended by the WBC when an alleged “adverse finding” in a UKAD test was reportedly received before the fight took place.
To break the silence, a WBC statement on Wednesday read: “No. 1-ranked Dillian Whyte’s situation is in process with UKAD and Whyte’s representatives, and with the WBC.