Whyte and Fury have been linked with a future clash after WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman revealed he plans to make a final eliminator between the two for Deontay Wilder’s world heavyweight title.
Fury appeared to dismiss the idea of a fight with Whyte but then retracted that somewhat after stating he would take the fight if it was made for the WBC ‘diamond’ belt, something Whyte takes umbrage to.
Whyte, 31, told Sky Sports: “He says one thing today then he says something else tomorrow.
“He went from saying ‘I’m not fighting Dillian, the WBC should give him his chance, he’s done everything he needs to’. The next he says ‘Yeah, I’ll fight him and knock him out in six rounds’.”
Jamaican-born Brit Whyte takes on unbeaten Colombian Oscar Rivas at the 02 on July 20 on Sky Sports Box Office, while Fury takes on fellow unbeaten heavyweight Tom Schwarz on June 18 in a fight which has been widely criticised.
And Whyte – also known as the ‘Body Snatcher’ – believes Fury is simply trying to draw media attention by discussing hypothetical fights and contradicts himself as a result.
“He’s always contradicting whatever he says,” said Whyte.
“He says ‘I’m the lineal heavyweight champ; I don’t need no belt, no sanctioning body, I’l fight any man, anywhere’, then now he’s saying ‘Give me the WBC ‘Diamond’ belt and I’ll fight Dillian’. He makes no sense.
“He needs something about him on his feed every day, so he just says some random stuff to get a bit of traction.”
Whyte has never fought for a world title despite going on an impressive run of victories which has seen him beat Robert Helenius, Lucas Browne, Joseph Parker, and Dereck Chisora twice.
His only defeat came in December 2015 when he was knocked out by fellow Brit Anthony Joshua in the seventh round.
Meanwhile, Fury startled many in the boxing world when he lost 10 stone in less than a year before taking on Wilder in December, fighting to a controversial draw in which many thought he won.
If Whyte and Fury were to come through their respective bouts and meet in a WBC final eliminator, the winner would take on American Wilder after he spectacularly knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round on Saturday night in New York to retain his title.
But many believe there are still question marks surrounding the American both in and out of the ring.
Wilder’s draw with Fury was seen by many as a generous decision after he was largely outboxed for the majority of the fight before devastatingly flooring Fury in the final round, a knockdown the self-proclaimed ‘Gypsy King’ managed to miraculously recover from.
And Wilder also faced heavy backlash in the lead up to his fight last week after comments he made regarding wanting to kill his opponent Breazeale in the ring.
Whyte has been the number one ranked challenger to Wilder’s WBC belt for over 500 days but is yet to receive his shot, something he hopes to receive if he comes through his fight against Oscar Rivas in July.
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