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Hearn says Dillian Whyte will fight before end of year

By Tim Royner: Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn says he is still expecting Dillian Whyte to fight again this year despite all the problems hanging over his head from his testing for his fight with Oscar Rivas last July.  → read full story

Wilder reacts to Fury-Wallin, Kownacki-Arreola & Whyte

By Kenneth Friedman: Deontay Wilder gave his thoughts last Saturday night on Dillian Whyte, Tyson Fury’s next fight with Otto Wallin, and Adam Kownacki’s win over Chris Arreola.  → read full story

Whyte passed VADA’s pre-fight & post-fight drug tests for Oscar Rivas contest

By Kenneth Friedman: Dillian Whyte and Oscar Rivas both passed VADA conducted random tests pre-fight on July 17 and post-fight on July 21.  → read full story

Dillian Whyte’s trainer Tibbs says he’s not a cheat, didn’t know of hearing

By Tim Royner:  Dillian Whyte’s trainer Mark Tibbs says he wasn’t told by Dillian that he had attended a hearing on the morning of his fight with Oscar Rivas on July 20.  → read full story

WBC not recognizing Dillian Whyte as interim champion

By Dean Flessel: In a bit of bad news for Matchroom fighter Dillian Whyte, the WBC withdrew their recognition of him as their interim heavyweight world champion due to his recent positive test results for his last fight on July 20 against Oscar Rivas.  → read full story

WBC provisionally suspends Dillian Whyte

By Matt Lieberman: Interim WBC heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte has been given a provisional suspension by the World Boxing Council stemming from his positive test results before his last fight against Oscar Rivas on July 20.  → read full story

Arum highly critical of Dillian Whyte situation

By Kenneth Friedman: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is highly critical of how British heavyweight Dillian Whyte’s recent alleged positive drug findings were handled by the British Boxing Board of Control, and Matchroom for his fight against Oscar Rivas on July 20.  → read full story

Hearn says ‘Big Baby’ Miller sent him a text about Dillian Whyte’s drug testing situation

By Kenneth Friedman: Eddie Hearn of Matchroom says heavyweight Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller sent him a text following the news reports of British fighter Dillian Whyte allegedly testing positive for a performance enhancing drug before his July 20 fight against Oscar Rivas.  → read full story

WBC could remove Dillian Whyte’s mandatory status

By Tim Royner:  The WBC are asking for more information from the British Boxing Board of Control about heavyweight Dillian Whyte’s reported positive test for a banned substance before his fight last Saturday night against Oscar Rivas.  → read full story

Eddie Hearn BOILS OVER at Dillian Whyte questions

By Charles Brun: Eddie Hearn lost his temper during an interview on Friday when asked about his fighter heavyweight Dillian Whyte having reportedly tested positive for a banned substance before his fight last Saturday night against Oscar Rivas.  → read full story

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