Dillian Whyte says Fury cheated – wasn’t knocked out by Uppercut

Heavyweight boxer Dillian Whyte is not in agreement with Fury about their weekend match up.

Whyte challenged Tyson Fury for the WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles this past Saturday.

Unfortunately for him, the contest did not go his way at all. Fury was able to completely dominate the boxing match. Making good use of his long reach and excellent head movement, “The Gypsy King” showcased why he is considered one of the greatest heavyweight boxers to ever compete in the sport.


In the sixth round of the bout, Fury landed a devastating uppercut that rocked Whyte. The punch was so strong that it completely broke one of Whyte’s teeth, even with the mouth guard on.

Picture of the exact moment Whyte lost a tooth during the bout

After the devastating blow, Fury pushed Whyte to the ground. Still rocked from the uppercut, Whyte helplessly fell to the ground. Whyte was unable to completely recover while the referee did his countdown.

Whyte has a lot to complain about from the push. In professional boxing, pushing an opponent is an illegal move. According to the boxing rulebook, “A fighter cannot hit below the belt, hold, trip, kick, headbutt, wrestle, bite, spit on, or push your opponent.”

With that in mind, the loser of the heavyweight title fight argued that he should have been awarded extra time to recover, due to Fury’s intentional foul.

“When the uppercut landed I was buzzed, but he full-on pushed me,” Whyte told Sky Sports.  “I fell over and hit my head on the canvas, which is illegal.”

“I was hurt, I was trying to get my senses together and he full-on, two-handed pushed me. It wasn’t like a one-armed thing.”

“But as usual they let Tyson Fury do what he wants and get away with it. I should have been allowed extra time to recover.”

Fury has not commented on the matter so far. In truth, it is very unlikely that the Athletic Commission overturns a decision over Whyte’s complaint.

These accusations come a day after Fury accused Whyte of cheating.

“He tried hitting me with elbows, head, he tried nutting me, done a Wladimir Klitschko on me. He was trying everything. He was using forearms, trying to elbow me. When you try and cheat in a fight, you always come up second best. He went to nut me and got cut. He didn’t fight a world champion tonight, I ain’t no world champion. I’m a legend in this game. You can’t deny it I’m the best heavyweight there’s ever been.”