British heavyweight Dillian Whyte has taken a bashing from Joseph Parker, his manager, and former world champion Andy Ruiz Jr. this weekend.
‘The Bodysnatcher’ was targetted by both, who in contrasting ways decided to give Whyte a dressing down.
Firstly, Parker replied in response to Whyte going public with his thoughts on the pair staging a rematch.
The one-time WBO title-holder stated: “Why are you so angry?
“Because you know you only clung on after your lucky headbutt was wrongly called a knockdown?
“Good fight, but unfinished business. Rematch anywhere, anytime.”
But Parker’s manager David Higgins went into another dimension with his words.
Dillian Whyte rematch
This is all that’s left from several deleted tweets from an exceptional rant by the New Zealander.
“Dillian would never take 50/50 (for a rematch with Parker) because he is a p–sy,” said Higgins. “He knows he lost, and he got lucky.
“The Parker team back themselves. (They) don’t rely on contract ‘clauses’ to prevail, p–sy boy.
“I think the likes of AJ (Anthony Joshua) have relied on dodgy rematch clauses and corrupt officials. Not like the Furys or us,” he added.
Whyte did give some back to Parker when saying: “Man, shut up, you need to stop being a b—h. You got your slaps (so), take them and chill.
“When you were champion, you said you would fight me (and) then b—-ed out. You lost. I thought you could beat me
“I busted you real good. Take it. It’s ok to losPlease take it.
Not to give Whyte a reprieve, Ruiz Jr. waded in on a separate argument when denying Whyte had ever offered him $5 million, as stated.
Ruiz blew that paycheck out of the water as the bad blood between them continued.
Yo @DillianWhyte stop clout chasing. You never offered $5M #lies pic.twitter.com/Ddcf0WAJfZ
— AndyRuizJr (@Andy_destroyer1) April 26, 2020
Alexander Povetkin is next for whatever happens between Whyte, Parker, and Ruiz. But it seems Whyte is making a rod for his own back.
Chasing big names and a shot at the WBC title in the most public manner, Whyte is making himself a clear target.
Povetkin is seen as the most straightforward option out of all the recent spats Whyte has been involved in. So once the fading Russian is dealt with, it will be interesting to see where Whyte goes next.