Dillian Whyte Says WBC Betrayed Him
Dillian Whyte says he is not pleased with fighting Luis Ortiz in a title eliminator bout — an order the WBC made earlier in the week.
As reported by Sky Sports, Whyte claims as the WBC’s No. 1 contender, he was led to believe he would be the next in line to challenge WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder. It is now expected that instead of the current WBC silver heavyweight champ, Dominic Breazeale will now be the sanctioning body’s mandatory challenger for Wilder.
“I’ve fought for every single belt the WBC said I was eligible for. I’m one of the only guys in the WBC who has followed the proper procedure,” Whyte said. “I fought many eliminators, and many WBC ranking fights. I’ve been loyal to the WBC for about two years.”
Whyte added that even if he had to fight an eliminator, he should at least be fighting Breazeale.
“I’m very, very disappointed and annoyed. I feel betrayed by the WBC, to be honest,” Whyte said.
Original Story: Sky Sports