Dillian Whyte vs Oscar Rivas: Start time, TV channel, live stream, undercard for Saturday night’s HUGE heavyweight fight

DILLIAN WHYTE is back at the o2 Arena on Saturday night to take on undefeated Canadian-based Colombian Oscar Rivas.

The Brixton heavyweight, 31, knows victory is likely to finally make him mandatory challenger to Deontay Wilder.

Whyte faces Oscar Rivas at the O2 Arena on Saturday night
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When is Whyte vs Rivas?

Dillian Whyte fights Oscar Rivas on Saturday, July 20.

The bout is being held at the O2 Arena.

The ring walk is set to take place at around 10.30pm.

What TV channel and live stream is Whyte vs Rivas on?

Whyte vs Rivas will take place on Sky Sports Box Office, with coverage commencing at 6pm.

You can book the PPV channel online here.

It is priced at £19.95 for UK customers, €24.95 for Republic of Ireland customers, up until midnight on Friday, July 19.

Thereafter, the price of bookings via remote and online will remain unchanged, but over the phone the fight will cost £19.95 for UK customers and €24.95 ROI.

Repeat showings will be live on Sky Sports Box Office on Sunday, July 21 at 9am and 4pm.

For streaming, you can purchase the event online or download the Sky Sports Box Office app.

How do the fighters compare?

 

What did the fighters weigh?

The weigh-in happened in London’s Spitalfields Market on Friday evening.

Rivas tipped the scales at 17st 1lbs 3oz.

While ‘The Body Snatcher’ Whyte weighed in a stone heavier at 18st 2lbs 7oz.

What is the undercard for Whyte vs Rivas?

  • David Allen vs David Price
  • Dereck Chisora vs Artur Szpilka
  • Lawrence Okolie vs Mariano Angel Gudino
  • Richard Riakporhe vs Chris Billam-Smith
  • Charlie Duffield vs Dan Azeez
  • Dalton Smith vs Reece Smith
  • Fabio Wardley vs Mariano Ruben Diaz Strunz
  • Alen Babic vs Morgan Dessaux

What have the fighters said?

Whyte: “How well do I cope under pressure? How well do I cope with a different style?

“He’s undefeated, a top amateur, and you can see he’s got a certain spark in his eye. He’s got that arrogance of never losing.

“He’s thinking, ‘I’ve been in the ring 26 times, I’ve defeated 26 opponents. He feels unstoppable right now.”

Rivas: “I have been waiting for an opportunity like this for years, and now it is happening. I am looking forward to showing people what I can do.

“I don’t care what Whyte is thinking. If he’s not thinking about me, that’s his problem.”

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