Dillian Whyte beats Oscar Rivas, Price stops Allen
Heavyweight Dillian Whyte continued his 10-fight winning streak since losing to former world champion Anthony Joshua as he outpointed Oscar Rivas to win the WBC interim heavyweight world title and now be the mandatory for Deontay Wilder, which he has been for some time now.
Whyte rocked Rivas in the second round as well as found himself on the canvas thanks to a Rivas uppercut. Whyte exploited Rivas’ inability to cut off the range and inability to close distance with an active jab in his face.
The judges saw the bout 115-112, 115-112 and 116-111 for Whyte.
Whyte in his winning streak has beaten the following fighters Ivica Bacurin, David Allen, Ian Lewison, Dereck Chisora (two times), Malcolm Tann, Robert Helenius, Lucas Browne and Joseph Parker.
In the co-feature, heavyweight David Price stopped David Allen via tenth round stoppage. The win rekindles Price’s once optimistic career.
Heavyweight Derek Chisora brutally knocked out Artur Szpilka in two rounds as well.