DEONTAY WILDER’s head coach reckons Dillian Whyte would provide his man with a tougher test than unified heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua.
Brixton banger Whyte has been calling for a fight with The Bronze Bomber for the best part of FOUR years.
But The Body Snatcher is unlikely to get his hands on Wilder should the American win his upcoming trilogy fight with Tyson Fury.
Although Whyte is currently off Wilder’s radar, coach Malik Scott reckons the Jamaican-born Brit is one the biggest threats to the former WBC champ.
When asked which fight is more of a stylistic nightmare, Scott said: “Whyte in my opinion because he’s more deceiving.
“His height appears shorter than his actual height really is and his best and hardest punch really is his left jab/hook.
“His arms are longer than they appear and they hang down almost to his knees.
“So when you think you’re out of range of his height, it’s tricky because you’re still in arm’s reach of him because of his long arm length.
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“And his power comes from his bull-like strength, not from the correction of his punches.”
Although Scott reckons Whyte is a tougher fight than AJ, he firmly believes Wilder would add his name to his long list of victims.
He continued: “Whyte is just dangerous for anyone, but what makes him vulnerable for Wilder is he’s very front-foot heavy.
“And I think being under 6ft 3ins going against any powerful puncher, especially Deontay, is a recipe for disaster.
“With AJ it’s a little different because since his loss to Ruiz Jr he’s added more to his game with hand positioning, controlling his distance, etc.
“But he’s a bigger target to hit and by him being better fundamentally, that makes him more vulnerable stylistically to get clipped by Deontay.”
Wilder, 35, is currently gearing up for an October trilogy fight with reigning WBC heavyweight champ Fury.
And the Olympic bronze medallist has vowed to avenge his seventh-round TKO loss to the Gypsy King in brutal fashion.
He said: “My mind is very violent. We built a whole facility to commit a legal homicide and that’s just what it is, my mind is very violent at this time.
“I can’t wait, when you’re contemplating and pre-meditating about harming a man and you see that person, what you’ve been thinking and feeling will come out.
“The only thing about it is, at that point in time, I have to wait until I get in the ring to really release because I can’t do it on the outside, it’d defeat the purpose.
“The baby’s got to eat, but when I do get in the ring, this is what I love about it, I’m able to release everything I’ve been feeling, everything I’ve been thinking, and get paid to do it.”
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Source: The Sun