sport news Boxing news: Dillian Whyte eyes up huge bout with Deontay Wilder

'Sometimes I think I should take an easy fight... but I won't learn anything': Dillian Whyte eyes up huge bout with Deontay Wilder but 'dangerous' Oscar Rivas stands in his way Dillian Whyte faces Oscar Rivas at the O2 Arena on Saturday evening Should he beat Rivas, he'll become Deontay Wilder's mandatory challenger Whyte turned down £4m to challenge Anthony Joshua for his unified titles 

By Daniel Matthews For The Daily Mail

Published: 22:30 BST, 19 July 2019 | Updated: 23:38 BST, 19 July 2019

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Dillian Whyte may yet find what he's been looking for. But the Brixton heavyweight hasn't half made the search hard for himself.

Earlier this year he turned down £4million to challenge Anthony Joshua for his unified heavyweight titles, believing he was worth more than the 'derisory' offers on the table.

That may be true. But as AJ later found out against Andy Ruiz Jnr, with great rewards must come big risks.

Dillian Whyte faces the 'dangerous' Oscar Rivas at the O2 Arena on Saturday evening

Dillian Whyte faces the 'dangerous' Oscar Rivas at the O2 Arena on Saturday evening

The two heavyweight fighters square off ahead of their fight at the weigh-in on Friday evening

The two heavyweight fighters square off ahead of their fight at the weigh-in on Friday evening

On Saturday Whyte rolls the dice once more, knowing victory over the dangerous Oscar Rivas will finally make him the mandatory challenger for Deontay Wilder's WBC title.

It has been an infuriating time for the

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