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Froch: “He deserves now to become a world champion and I’m sure he will do.”
Final Up to date: 21/07/19 12:44am
Dillian Whyte is without doubt one of the most “feared men in heavyweight boxing” after his victory over Oscar Rivas, says Carl Froch.
Whyte climbed off the canvas towards Rivas to safe a unanimous determination and hand the harmful Colombian his first defeat of his skilled profession.
The spectacular victory secured him the interim WBC title and obligatory standing to the belt held by Deontay Wilder.
“He’s slowly becoming one of the most feared men in heavyweight boxing because nobody is going to want to take him one,” stated Froch.
“He is growing himself right into a seasoned, correct trying stable skilled now. He is in there mixing it up toe-toe with Oscar Rivas at occasions when there’s large hooks flying each methods and he is relaxed.
“He did not have all of it his personal means. He went over with that uppercut however that was a stable, all-round efficiency from Dillian Whyte and that is going to make him higher and higher.
“He deserves now to become a world champion and I’m sure he will do.”
Fellow fighter-turned-pundit Tony Bellew added: “He boxed brilliantly at occasions. He had a very good sturdy, lengthy jab.
“He harm Rivas early on and he dominated the competition and he outboxed a world-class fighter as a result of that is what Rivas is a fighter.
“He likes to get up close and make it rough and ready, and Dillian matched him at times in that department tonight but most importantly he dictated from the centre of the ring with that jab.”