THOUGH it has long been expected, we will, according to Eddie Hearn, soon have confirmation that Saturday’s intriguing heavyweight fight between Dillian Whyte and Oscar Rivas, two contenders on the cusp of striking gold, will be for a vacant WBC interim heavyweight title.
Hearn says a WBC announcement is due this week and, moreover, believes Whyte’s shot at the full WBC heavyweight title, currently in the home of Deontay Wilder, is by now well overdue.
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