Dillian Whyte has claimed that Sam Sexton has pulled out of a British heavyweight title fight, after claiming that he’d miss the bout due to ‘lambing’ commitments; and Dereck Chisora has already offered to step in at the last minute.
While Sexton has yet to respond to the claims made by Whyte, they’re still expected to face off for the vacant Lonsdale title after Hughie Fury pulled out due to health reasons.
Whyte will be in action on the undercard of the Ricky Burns vs. Kiryl Relikh card at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on October 7, and he didn’t hold back in his criticism of Sexton.
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He said: “This is the problem with British boxing. There’s guys like Lamb [Sexton] out there who says he wants to fight; he wants to do this, he wants to do that.
“He’s been saying I’m scared of him, that I don’t want to fight him, now I agreed to fight him. I even got Eddie Hearn to move the fight date from the 8th to the 7th so it’s suitable for him to fight.
“And now the guy is saying he can’t fight because it’s lambing season and he’s too busy lambing. So sorry to you guys – sorry for letting you down on a fight for the British title but guys like Sam Sexton are destroying British boxing.”
Despite being scheduled to take on Drazan Janjanin in an eight-round fight next month, Del-Boy was quick to respond to Whyte’s claims.
He said: “Don’t worry man, I’ll take his place. Say ‘let’s do it’ and I’ll whoop your ass, it’s easy. Easy pickings bro, that’s it.
“Tell your boys to holler at my boys and then we’ll get it done. Don’t worry about Sam; I’ll fight you.”
We have to wait and see whether Sexton has indeed pulled out, but one thing is for sure, British boxing fans will love to see the domestic rivals clash sometime this year.
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