This fight is crucial for Whyte, as it is his WBC interim heavyweight defence, but this upcoming fight is quite a shock for fans of boxing.
There had been a lot of discussion around the opponent of Whyte, but promoter Eddie Hearn has finally found a fighter. Now the excitement can build for this heavyweight fight.
Wallin is a good opponent for Whyte, and this is a huge opportunity for the Swede to prove he can battle with some of the best heavyweight fighters.
Here is everything you need to know about Dillian Whyte vs Otto Wallin:
UPDATE 20th October: Dillian Whyte vs Otto Wallin called off with Whyte reportedly suffering a shoulder injury in training
UPDATE 6th October: Dillian Whyte is looking in incredible shape ahead of Otto Wallin fight!
UPDATE 28th September 2021: We have revealed who is currently on the undercard so far.
Boxing fans will be over the moon to hear that a date for the bout has already been confirmed. The two will be meeting in the ring on Saturday 30th October 2021.
UK Start Time
The full card for the event starts at 7pm UK time, so we can expect to see the main event - Whyte vs Wallin - commence at around 10.30pm.
The full fight card for the evening has been confirmed! Here is every fight you can look forward to:
- Chantelle Cameron vs Mary McGee
- Alen Babic vs Eric Molina
- Craig Richards vs Marek Matyja
- Youssef Khoumari vs Jorge Castaneda
- Johnny Fisher vs Alvaro Terrero
- Ellie Scotney vs Eva Cantos
- John Hedges vs Anthony Woolery
- Dillian Whyte vs Otto Wallin
Tickets for this fight went on sale on Monday 20th September 2021 via the official o2 website.
With Whyte being British, the venue has been tailored for him. Whyte vs Wallin will be fighting in a great venue at the London O2. The arena has seen some huge fights in the past and is right next to North Greenwich tube station.
The odds for the favourites to win this fight have been confirmed! It is close on the markets, with Whyte the favourite to emerge as the winner.
Please note these odds have come from OddsChecker and are subject to change.
Dillian Whyte to win: 2/5
Otto Wallin to win: 7/4
Dillian Whyte Stats
- Total: 30
- Wins: 28
- By knockout: 19
- Losses: 2
- Height: 1.93m (6ft3)
Otto Wallin Stats
- Total fights: 24
- Wins: 22
- Wins by KO: 14
- Losses: 1
- Height: 1.97m (6ft4)
The two have only had three losses between them, and this is a great record for them both. As well as the WBC interim heavyweight defence at stake, there is also a lot of pride on the line and both need the win massively in order to take their boxing careers to the next level.
How To Watch in the UK
The fight will be available to watch live on DAZN for UK viewers.
The coverage on DAZN will begin at 7pm; the price to watch this PPV event is £7.99 as you need to purchase the monthly subscription to then view the action.
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