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Dillian Whyte to earn WBC world heavyweight title shot before June next year if he beats Oscar Rivas… and he could face Tyson Fury if Gypsy King defeats Deontay Wilder in rematch Dillian Whyte will finally be given a world title shot if he can beat Oscar Rivas The Londoner has been ranked as the WBC's No 1 contender for almost two years Eddie Hearn says Whyte will face Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury by June 2020 The Body Snatcher must first beat undefeated Rivas at the 02 Arena on Saturday

By Tom Caldon For Mailonline

Published: 12:52 BST, 16 July 2019 | Updated: 12:58 BST, 16 July 2019

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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

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

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