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Tyson Fury gives his reaction to Dillian Whyte vs Joseph Parker fight

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British boxer Dillian Whyte claimed the 24th win of his pro career on Saturday as he registered a unanimous decision victory over Joseph Parker at the O2 Arena in London.

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has now delivered his analysis of the fight, speaking about both fighters and also about the quality of talent in the heavyweight category at present.

Fury himself is keeping a close tab on the division as he continues his own comeback.

Speaking about the fight this weekend, the 29-year-old ace said: “Whyte and Parker slugged it out.

"Parker was using his boxing as we saw, trying to land hard punches, didn’t really use his jab or his feet that much to effect.

“I think Dillian Whyte is a sausage to be honest, he has no ability in boxing terms, he has a slow jab, slow feet and he's heavy and fat.

“He's just tough and strong and he tries to do the best he can. He pushed Parker down, leaned on him, hit him on the breaks.

“But he did well you know…he dropped Parker with a lovely left hook."

Talking about the Kiwi star, Fury believes he needs that extra ruthlessness in him and could’ve had a different result had he not left it till the final round to go all-out attack.

Dillian Whyte v Joseph Parker

“Parker is a bit too nice, he needs to get a bit more venom in him and spite.

“Parker did well to survive and get up. He came back well in the last round, but left it too late in my opinion. If he'd done that in round 11 the outcome may have been different.

“It was very entertaining night of boxing, to be fair.”

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The Gypsy King was critical of the standard of boxing currently being emoted by the heavyweights in the division.

“The heavyweights from today, they are just slugfesters, they have no boxing ability and I don't mean that to be disrespectful,” Fury added.

“But they haven't got a boxing brain cell between them. They are all looking for one punch and to do damage, they have no feints, no head movement ... Parker didn't throw any feints against Dillian Whyte and Whyte doesn't know what a feint is.

“One decent boxer would box them off all over the place. I'm that decent boxer who can slip and slide and box them off their feet.”

Fury is scheduled to face Italian Francesco Pianeta in Belfast on August 18.

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