Dillian Whyte Reacts To Anthony Joshua's Offer For Heavyweight Rematch

Dillian Whyte celebrates after knocking out Derek Chisora in the 11th round of their rematch in December

GETTY IMAGESDillian Whyte celebrates after knocking out Derek Chisora in the 11th round of their rematch in December

It will take a much better offer to convince Whyte to have a long-awaited rematch with AJ, with the former claiming he was offered less than what he made for his fight against Chisora.

"It's just silly, I'm a pay-per-view fighter now in the United Kingdom which I've built by myself against all the odds. He doesn't like body punches as well, I know that from sparring with him".

"If Klitschko returned to Boxing, then I'll meet him and knock him out".

"It is a ridiculous offer, they're not serious about the fight, I don't think they want the fight, I think they just made an offer to cover ground".

Joshua stopped Whyte in seven rounds in a fire-fight clash back in December of 2015. Whyte did manage to rock Joshua in that fight, and he also owns an amateur victory over his rival.

"It's an easy fight to make".

On the eve of the British journalist Steve Bansi said that 42-year-old Klitschko plans to resume his career, and his first fight will take place in April 2019 in London at Wembley stadium.

Joshua has repeatedly stated that his preference is to face Wilder next in order to become the undisputed champion. Now Whyte has poured more cold water on a potential meeting.

Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, who's been retired for more than a year, is rumored to be considering a comeback to the ring.

"Apart from me, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder you can't sell out Wembley", Whyte continued, "So let's be realistic".

"Of course he can (possibly knock me out) he's very experienced".

Fury returned after nearly three years outside the boxing game to fight the American Deontay Wilder at the start of December, sharing the spoils after recovering from being knocked down twice during the fight.

He's a great fighter, he gave a great fight Joshua, but I believe that it is my time.

"We fought twice already, no-one's gonna complain about the fight, so what's the problem?"

"Anthony Joshua can wait", Lewis told CompuBox.

"It is a childish offer, if you want to fight, you make a proper offer, you know what I bring to the table". There's middle ground, there's okay ground and there's way, way, way off.

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