Dillian Whyte has hit out at Tyson Fury for an “unlawful” push within the sequence that noticed Whyte knocked out by the WBC heavyweight champion on Saturday.
Fury retained the title and remained unbeaten by stopping Whyte with one second left in Spherical 6, as 94,000 followers watched on at London’s Wembley Stadium.
Fury dropped Whyte with a proper uppercut that despatched his fellow Briton falling backwards to the mat, and though Whyte was in a position to get again to his toes, the 34-year-old then fell into the arms of referee Mark Lyson, who waved off the bout.
Whyte, nonetheless, has claimed that Fury – who appeared to nudge his challenger after touchdown the uppercut – mustn’t have been allowed to “get away” with a “push”.
“The uppercut that landed… I used to be buzzed, however clearly I used to be making an attempt to regather my senses,” Whyte advised Sky Sports. “He correct, full-on pushed me, and I fell over and hit my head on the canvas – which is illegitimate; this ain’t wrestling, that is boxing.
“As common they let Fury do what he needs and get away with it. I ought to’ve been allowed additional time to get better after which carried on preventing.
“After which he goes to the referee: ‘Don’t let the struggle keep on.’ The referee ain’t doing his job. Okay, I acquired caught, little doubt about it, good shot. I went for the left uppercut, he went for the appropriate uppercut, he’s a bit taller than me so clearly he lands his at vary.
“I used to be harm, I didn’t go straight down, I used to be making an attempt to get my senses collectively, then he two-handed pushed me. It wasn’t like one arm… and I fell over and hit my head. It was a horrible job from the referee there, however it’s what it’s.”
Whyte additionally alluded to the truth that there had been only one second left within the spherical, suggesting that he ought to have been allowed extra time to gather himself.
“I ought to have had time to get better, had time to return to my nook,” Whyte mentioned. “Tyson Fury will get away with plenty of issues. He says he’s retired; I hope he doesn’t retire, as a result of I need one other go.”
Fury certainly steered earlier than and after the main-event contest that he would retire from boxing, although the 33-year-old didn’t rule out exhibition bouts.
UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou entered the ring at Wembley after Fury’s victory, with the pair having mentioned a crossover struggle in latest months.
The heavyweights appeared to comply with a bout whereas talking to at least one one other within the ring.