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Photos: Dillian Whyte Boxes Past Oscar Rivas For WBC Interim

O2 Arena, London - For the vacant WBC interim-heavyweight title, Dillian Whyte (26-1, 18 KOs) got off the floor to win a dominant twelve round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Oscar Rivas (26-1, 18 KOs). (photos by Mark Robinson, Dave Thompson)

The scores were 115-112, 115-112, 116-111.

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Rivas came out pressing forward, pushing Whyte back in the first round. In the second, Rivas was able to hang on when Whyte clipped him well and went after him with a lot of punches - but Rivas was able to weather the storm with ease.

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Whyte was landing the better punches in the third. The jab of Whyte was controlling the action as the contest played out.

Rivas was doing a little better in the seventh, as he pressed the action. But Whyte punished him with a variety of punches in the eight.

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During the ninth, Whyte was caught hard by an uppercut and went down. He was hurt bad and managed to fight Rivas off. Whyte came back in the tenth, he recovered well and seemed to have Rivas rocked from a few hard hooks. Whyte also controlled the action in the eleventh and twelfth with his boxing and jab.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by giant_king on 07-21-2019

Lol yea you hear the same people saying the same thing when Ortiz and breezy was first trying to get a title shot from deontay.time to get that fly swatter out again to shut these haters up

Comment by Slicc on 07-21-2019

[QUOTE=Input1914;19920993]I don't understand the hatred towards Whyte, he's been on one hell of a run in the heavyweight division. [B]Dare I say that he has a better resume than Wilder.[/B] The man deserves his shot and I could see him…

Comment by JesusPangs on 07-21-2019

What da bumbaclot...not a enuff scotch bonnet in dis jerk chicken bruv.

Comment by Yodpayak on 07-21-2019

Better wins than Wilder now LOL

Comment by lowblows420 on 07-21-2019

Told you Rivas was gna put a hole in whytes neck too bad he didn't win

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