Dillian Whyte and Otto Wallin tale of the tape: How two heavyweights compare ahead of huge O2 clash on October 30
DILLIAN WHYTE will return to the ring and welcome one completely different heavyweight challenger in Otto Wallin.
The British contender has agreed a deal to combat Swede Wallin on October 30 at the O2 Arena in London.
It is however one other sturdy train for Whyte, who has been patiently ready for his shot at Tyson Fury’s WBC belt.
But not wanting to take a seat down on the sidelines and get chilly, the Brixton banger will as quickly as further hazard his rating in an infinite method.
Here, SunSport runs down how the two compare.
Since his first defeat, to Anthony Joshua in 2015, Whyte has emerged as the most improved stars in the division.
Wins over Lucas Browne, Joseph Parker, Derek Chisora, Oscar Rivas and Alexander Povetkin provides him one of the finest data amongst the massive boys.
He even proved succesful of overcoming adversity to beat Povetkin of their rematch in March having been knocked out seven months prior.
Whyte has a good looking jab which helps put together his large appropriate hand and honey-punch left hook.
And elements wins over Chisora, Rivas and Parker all proved he can go the exhausting 12-round distance.
His rematch KO over Chisora in 2018 obtained proper right here whereas two judges had him down, solely additional proof he can pull it out of the bag in dramatic pattern.
Whyte at 6ft 4in provides away a slight excessive revenue to Wallin, nonetheless with equal attain, it permits the Brit to return once more over the prime with trademark hooks.
Before Wallin fought Fury in 2019, he was a reasonably unknown nonetheless unbeaten prospect who did have worldwide novice expertise.
But after taking the Gypsy King to elements, and inflicting him 47 stitches after a hook in spherical three, his star vitality rocketed in a single day.
Since then, Wallin has respectable wins over Travis Kauffman and Dominic Breazeale, crushed by each Joshua and Deontay Wilder prior to.
He was furthermore used as a sparring affiliate by AJ and the pair even boxed one another in the amateurs.
Wallin could even present Whyte collectively alongside together with his first southpaw opponent since journeyman Tomas Mrazek in 2014.
Currently, Wallin is ranked eleventh in the IBF with a report of 22–1 with one no contest.