Boxing News Archives: October 2, 2017

Who will be Dillian Whyte’s next opponent?

Dillian Whyte is ready to take on Joseph Parker and take his WBO Heavyweight title if able to negotiate a fight with the New Zealander. Whyte, 29, made a challenge to WBC title champion, Deontay Wilder, after Wilder’s opponent, Luiz Ortiz, failed a drugs test. But the Brixton man is also adamant on facing Parker, with Matchroom Boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn, reportedly flying out to New Zealand to begin negotiations. If the fight were to happen, Whyte is more than confident of coming out victorious, claiming he would win with a ‘crushing knockout’. Whilst speaking to Sky Sports, Whyte said, “Joseph Parker ...

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Butler defeats Hall in Liverpool – Battle on the Mersey Results

Paul Butler defeated Stuart Hall via unanimous decision in the WBA World Bantamweight Eliminator at the Battle on the Mersey at the Echo Arena on Saturday night. Butler will now be first in line to take on Jamie McDonnell for the WBA Bantamweight title. Butler began the bout aggressively, taking it to Hall and looked to have got the better of his opponent in the opening round. Round two saw Hall land more shots than in the first but Butler was able to connect with more combinations than Hall in the third. Hall though showed good speed and ring work ...

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