Gary Logan Feels Dillian Whyte Is Ahead of Deontay Wilder: ‘Wilder Needs Dillian’

Published 04/04/2021, 11:00 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – March 2: MANDATORY CREDIT Bill Tompkins/Getty Images Deontay Wilder speaks to the press during the weighin for his upcoming Heavyweight fight against Luis Ortiz at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New Yorkon March 2, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images)


Dillian Whyte put on a sensational win over the veteran Kubrat Pulev in his last outing. Right from the first bell, he made his intentions clear – he was there to win – and he certainly followed through on it. Post that fight, the ‘Body Snatcher’ is set to confront the ex-WBC heavyweight champ, Deontay Wilder.

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A matchup between the duo has become a hot topic in the entire boxing world. And many bigwigs of the game have already expressed their notion on the same.

Recently, Gary Logan, in a chat with SecondsOut, gave his take on the ecstatic Wilder vs Whyte matchup.

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He said, “Right now with activity as well, he’s (Whyte) ahead of Wilder. He’s ahead of Wilder, you know, and Wilder needs Dillian. And it sounds like that’s something that could well happen because probably we didn’t know from with Dillian is that for Dillian – Wilder is that he’s got weight in it.”

LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 24: Dillian Whyte celebrates his sixth round knockout victory over Lucas Browne during their WBC Silver Heavyweight Championship at The O2 Arena on March 24, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

The Brit has stayed supremely active in the game ever since he turned professional. He has a long-time dream of fighting for the heavyweight world title. And for that, Whyte is ready to vanquish any and everyone from his way.

Wilder, on the other hand, hasn’t competed in the sport after succumbing to a brutal loss to Tyson Fury a year ago.

He’s in search of a stout opponent for his comeback, and there is no one better than Whyte to provide him with a stern in-ring test.

Read – ‘I Still Have This Dream’- Francis Ngannou Opens Up on Fighting Tyson Fury

Dillian Whyte vs Deontay Wilder – a matchup worth the ages

Whyte and Wilder both rank among the most intimidating heavyweight prospects. Although the ‘Bronze Bomber’ got derailed in his last bout, one just cannot ignore his astonishing prowess and knockout power.

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A matchup between both of them will truly walk down as one of the best in the heavyweight roster.

Moreover, it might help the Alabama native to get his boxing run back on track after a loss to the ‘Gypsy King’.

It will be interesting to see how things play out for both Wilder and Whyte in the coming few months. Fans will absolutely love watching the duo take on each other.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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