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Dillian Whyte could lose £1million in legal dispute with WBC

Dillian Whyte is fighting both inside and outside the ring because he could lose up to £1MILLION in his ongoing legal battle with the WBC… while dispute over the purse split from his defeat by Tyson Fury is unresolved

  • Dillian Whyte faced Tyson Fury in the ring at Wembley on Saturday night
  • Heavyweight is also involved in a legal dispute with the WBC away from the ring
  • This legal battle could cost Brixton’s Whyte as much as £1million in the end 

Dillian Whyte faces a defeat outside the ring that could cost him £1million.

The Brixton heavyweight, who took on Tyson Fury at Wembley on Saturday night, is embroiled in several legal disputes with the WBC.

Whyte pursued legal action against the organisation over the date of his fight against Fury.

Dillian Whyte could lose up to £1million in his legal dispute with the WBC organisation

Tyson Fury earned 80 percent of the purse split for his fight against Whyte on Saturday

Tyson Fury earned 80 percent of the purse split for his fight against Whyte on Saturday

Whyte was the mandatory challenger for Fury’s WBC belt three years ago and believed the fight should have taken place before February last year.

Paperwork for Whyte’s company Vasimago Limited, lodged at Companies House, reveal: ‘There is an ongoing legal case which the company is defending. The company estimates it will incur legal expenses in defending the case that will total £941,750.’

A further dispute over the purse split from Saturday night’s fight remains unresolved.

Fury earned £25m while Whyte took home £6m due to the 80-20 split ordered by the WBC.

Whyte was unhappy with the minimal offer, given his interim champion status, and his team launched an arbitration against the body. ‘There’s a lot of legal activity ongoing between Dillian and the WBC,’ said promoter Eddie Hearn.

Whyte's promoter Eddie Hearn has admitted there are issues between his fighter and the WBC

Whyte’s promoter Eddie Hearn has admitted there are issues between his fighter and the WBC

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