Dillian Whyte turned down Joshua fight because he was offered four times less than Fury

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Dillian Whyte has finally revealed what caused the negotiations between him and Anthony Joshua to break down completely.

The rematch between top British heavyweights Whyte and Joshua was initially on the cards for next weekend before the Body Snatcher turned down the offer of the rematch when they couldn't agree on a deal.

Speaking on the BBC documentary 'Fighting to be Champ' Whyte revealed that he had only been offered £4 million for the big fight - nearly a quarter of what was offered to Tyson Fury.

Instead of facing off at Wembley next weekend, Anthony Joshua will now cross the pond to defend his title against unknown quantity Jarrell Miller on June 1.

Since Whyte's last fight with Joshua in 2015, he has beaten various other top heavyweights in the division to throw himself back into contention to challenge for belts and when asked about the negotiations with Joshua's team, the 30-year-old admitted he felt he wasn't given a fair offer. 

"If they want a serious fight, they need to make a serious offer.

"But clearly he’s not serious about fighting me, he's trying to just talk and tick the box. I know my value, I know what value I bring.

"What people have got to understand is what’s a large chunk of money to them and what’s a large chunk of money to me? It's two different things.

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"I'm not trying to sound arrogant, but four million pounds? I’m one of the top four fighters in the world, and really you can't offer Tyson Fury £15m and offer me four."

When it comes to the fight between Joshua and Miller, Whyte made it clear he thought AJ was trying to avoid the tougher matchup with him:

"Jarrell Miller is an easier fight for him.

"He beats Miller; Miller is cheaper, Miller has got no real profile. I’m way more dangerous for him than Miller is. Miller is just garbage, isn’t he?"

It's fair to say boxing fans are excited to see Whyte and Joshua slug it out in the ring one more time after all this talking.

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