BRITISH heavyweight Dillian Whyte’s ire at the
sport’s governing bodies shows no sign of abating following the news that the
WBO have installed their former cruiserweight titlist Oleksandr Usyk as
the mandatory challenger to the winner of the mooted rematch between Andy Ruiz
Jr. and Anthony Joshua.
Whyte (25-1, 18 KOs) is rated at number three by the WBO,
and had hoped to be in line for a shot despite being bumped down the ratings
this month due to the addition of Usyk at number one and the insertion of
former holder Tyson Fury as the number two rated contender, yet he has been
gazumped once again following his inability to nail down a WBC title challenge
against Deontay Wilder.
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