Everything You Need to Know About Dillian Whyte’s Stint With MasterChef UK

Published 03/23/2021, 7:00 PM EDT


Boxing’s heavyweight Dillian Whyte has often amazed the fans with his powerful fists that have blasted several elite opponents within the ring. However, the British boxer’s hands can do much more than that. Off-canvas, ‘The Body Snatcher’ is a prolific chef and enjoys preparing different dishes.

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Maybe it would be undermining to call him a chef, as Dillian Whyte has already participated in the Master Chef UK last year and ranked fourth in the competition. That said, his cooking skills were highly appreciated.

LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 22: Dillian Whyte celebrates victory over Derek Chisora after the Heavyweight fight between Dillian Whyte and Derek Chisora at The O2 Arena on December 22, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Whyte took a minor lay-off from the ring and appeared on the reality show. It was a different experience for both him and his fans. While people always saw him unload bombs inside the ring, this time Dillian Whyte donned a different cap and prepared sweet dishes. Here’s a look at his stint at the Master Chef UK.

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Dillian Whyte- The Master chef Boxing champion

Whyte entered the roster in an all celebrity lineup and competed at his best. The program was over six weeks with 18 episodes, and Whyte successfully made it to the final four. Not only did it turn him into a familiar face to the non-boxing fans, but his culinary skills also left hardcore fight fans stunned.

With the apron on his body, Whyte showcased his skills in cooking and eventually became a dessert expert. His desserts were thoroughly appreciated and made almost helped him reach the finale.

However, he seemingly undercooked his pudding, and it wasn’t up to the mark. The judges didn’t fail to notice that, and Whyte had to exit the show from that point.

Master Chef is one of the most popular shows in the world and has brought several great chefs into prominence. While Whyte found a place amongst them, it was clearly entertaining. Meanwhile, the boxing world also got known to Whyte’s seemingly hidden skill.

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The Brit is back into his boxing avatar at this stage and is highly relevant in the title ride. On bagging a couple of more wins, we can finally see him don the world championship.

How would you rate Dillian Whyte as an entertainer outside the boxing ring?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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