Dillian Whyte has grasped the opportunity to make fun of WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder following the American's abysmal attempt at an English accent.
While taking questions at a press conference ahead of his title bout against Dominic Breazeale on Saturday night, Wilder was asked about the possibility of facing undefeated Brit Anthony Joshua in the future.
That question prompted a cheeky reply in what he thought was an English accent: "They wanted to stay over in England. The fans in England believe they deserve the fight there."
Whyte noticed his response and took to social media to share what is a hauntingly similar accent to that of Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat character, a Kazakh journalist from the hit 2006 comedy film 'Borat'.
He posted the video on Twitter, with the caption: "What an absolute weapon. #TOOL #COMPLETETOOL."
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Although he has upcoming plans in the form of unbeaten Colombian Oscar Rivas, who holds a record of 26/0/0, Whyte may be planting the seeds for a future clash with the 'Bronze Bomber'. If he can topple Rivas, you've got to imagine a big fight is in store for the 31-year-old.
Wilder, Joshua and Tyson Fury are all currently signed to different TV companies, meaning bouts against each other, at the moment, should be considered as unlikely. That can only benefit Whyte, who will surely demand greater opportunities if he can get past Rivas as he's become increasingly frustrating with having to wait for his chance to face Wilder.
Whyte has been ranked No. 1 by the WBC for over 500 days and was initially ordered to face Wilder's opponent, Breazeale, in a final eliminator to make him mandatory. However, the collapse of Wilder vs Fury II changed plans and left him without an opponent, but now he wants Rivas in an eliminator, despite being ordered to face Fury last week.
With 25 wins, 18 via knockout, and one loss, Whyte is still the favourite to come out as the victor on July 20. Wilder is in action against Breazeale tonight though, where he's heavily favoured to come out on top.News Now - Sport News