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Dillian Whyte wants Anthony Joshua rematch in the summer

Dillian Whyte, a heavyweight contender, thinks that scheduling their rematch for the summer would be Anthony Joshua's best course of action right now.

Following back-to-back losses to Oleksandr Usyk, Joshua made a comeback last Saturday night in London by defeating Jermaine Franklin in a twelve-round majority decision.

Whyte defeated Franklin in a twelve-round decision last November while Whyte was also present at ringside last weekend.

According to promoter Eddie Hearn's proposal, Joshua and Whyte would face off in a summer fight. Joshua, however, is also pressing to face Tyson Fury, the current WBC heavyweight champion.

Whyte doesn't see anything that Joshua could put on the table to entice favorable fight conditions from Fury based on his recent performances and the absence of world titles.

Whyte believes that their rematch would be the wisest move regarding business.

"It's a logical fight," Whyte told Sky Sports. "Fury is not a person to negotiate with, because he'll mess you around. If he's [Fury] being offered the unified heavyweight champion and not taking it, what is Joshua going to offer him to take the fight? Nothing.

"He's obviously seeing Joshua as way beneath him, the fight isn't going to happen. I don't know why they are wasting their time. There is someone here who is willing to fight and ready to go, but for some reason, Joshua seems to, and I don't know if it's tactic of his, brush it under the carpet.

"I don't know if he just doesn't want to fight me or what, because he knows what my mindset is, I'll come to fight and I carry power in both hands."

In their rivalry fight from 2015, Joshua defeated Whyte in the seventh round. Whyte have a previous victory over Joshua as an amateur.


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