Dillian Whyte can edge closer to a world title fight when he faces Robert Helenius on the Anthony Joshua-Kubrat Pulev bill.
The Brixton heavyweight battles the towering Helenius for the WBC Silver belt on the same night as bitter rival Joshua’s world title fight with Pulev at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff on October 28.
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Whyte (21-1-KO16) has been pursuing a fight with WBC champion Deontay Wilder and a victory will keep him in line for a shot at the ‘Bronze Bomber.’
“This is a fight we have been working on for some time and I’m pleased to add it to the huge October 28 show in Cardiff,” said promoter Eddie Hearn.
“I think we have made it very clear, we want to make Dillian Whyte versus Deontay Wilder and this WBC Silver title will put us in prime position.
“Helenius is a giant of a man with plenty of experience and this is a tough test for Dillian, it’s going to be explosive.”