DILLIAN WHYTE’s subsequent combat has been ‘finalised’ and will happen on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez’s super-middleweight title unification bout with Caleb Planet.
Whyte has been on the sidelines since winning his do-or-die rematch with the recently-retired Alexander Povetkin in March.
Dillian Whyte hasn’t fought since knocking out Alexander Povetkin in MarchCredit score: Matchroom Boxing
However his subsequent combat might find yourself being on Canelo Alvarez’s September 18 cardCredit score: Matchroom Boxing
The Brixton Physique Snatcher has been champing on the bit to get again within the ring, a lot so he offered to replace Tyson Fury and fight Deontay Wilder this weekend.
However promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed the 33-year-old is on the right track to combat in September and will land a spot on the eagerly-anticipated Canelo vs Plant card.
When requested if he plans on doing reveals on the eleventh and 18th of September, Hearn informed iFL TV: “Clearly, if Canelo fights on September 18th, it’ll be in Las Vegas. Sure, fairly presumably.
“Dillian was all the time speculated to combat on August twenty eighth. It was somewhat early.
We’ve finalized his opponent now
Eddie Hearn on Dillian Whyte’s subsequent combat
“He most popular to combat in September.
“However as I stated, I would really like for him to combat on the Canelo Alvarez card. That might be an incredible place for him to field.
“The center of September is actually his most popular date.
“We’ve finalized his opponent now [for Whyte], which sooner or later, we’ll make a proper announcement.
“So we simply need to nail down which of these two Saturdays [September 11th or September 18th] he fights on.”
Chris Arreola and Charles Martin have been touted as potential opponents for Whyte, though SunSport understands American Jermaine Franklin is the frontrunner to face the previous world title challenger.
However Hearn admits the pair might find yourself going through Whyte at a later date.
He stated: “We’re additionally speaking to [manager] Luis DeCubas a couple of attainable Arreola combat, a Charles Martin combat for Dillian Whyte, which might come after his August/September combat.
“Dillian Whyte will combat on August twenty eighth or, extra probably, now in September. If we do the Canelo combat, we’ve been discussing with Saul and Eddy Reynoso provides from PBC for the Plant combat, our provides, and our potential folks.
“If we do the present, then it’s very probably Dillian Whyte will combat on Canelo Alvarez’s undercard.
“If we don’t do the present and we settle for the PBC provide for the Plant combat, that one combat, we could go on that card, or we could do an extra present in September with Dillian Whyte.”
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