By Tom Caldon For Mailonline
Published: 12:52 BST, 16 July 2019 | Updated: 12:58 BST, 16 July 2019
Dillian Whyte will finally get a shot at the WBC world heavyweight championship if he defeats upcoming opponent Oscar Rivas.
The London-born boxer has been ranked No 1 contender by the governing body for almost two years and will compete in his first World title fight before June next year if he can overcome Rivas at the 02 Arena on Saturday.
However, beating the Colombian - who has won all 26 of his professional bouts - will be no easy feat.
Dillian Whyte hist the pads during a media work-out at Loughborough University
Whyte's promoter Eddie Hearn said: 'There will be an announcement this week with