Dillian Whyte vs Oscar Rivas Preview & Prediction

When is Dillian Whyte vs Oscar Rivas? Saturday 20th July, 2019 - 22:00 approx (UK)

Where is Dillian Whyte vs Oscar Rivas? 02 Arena, London

What channel is Dillian Whyte vs Oscar Rivas on? Sky Sports Box Office (£19.99)

Where can I stream Dillian Whyte vs Oscar Rivas? Sky Sports subscribers can stream the fight via the Sky Sports website.

For viewers in the United States, the fight will be shown live and available to stream via the DAZN website and app.

Are tickets still available for Dillian Whyte vs Oscar Rivas? 

As Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder stockpile more bodies before their rematch and Anthony Joshua prepares to redeem himself later in the year, Dillian Whyte is patiently waiting in the wings but has to get past the dangerous and unbeaten Colombian Oscar Rivas to keep his place in line for a title shot.


Key Points:

  • Match up very similarly.

  • Same number of fights with Rivas yet to taste defeat.

  • Height and reach advantage for Whyte.


Key Points:

  • Both fighters have remained very active.

  • Both fighters have kept up the knockout rate as they have fought better opponents.

  • Whyte boasts more big-name wins.

  • Both coming off big knockout wins.


Key Points:

  • Whyte has fought more experienced opponents with more wins on their record.

  • Whyte’s opponents have been more successful in the ring with an average win percentage of 87% compared to Rivas’ 81%.


Key Points:

  • Both fighters spend little time in the ring and are going the distance more often in recent fights as the level of competition increases.

  • Both fighters are capable of knockouts in the later rounds.

  • Rivas has had less ring time making quicker work of his opponents.

  • Whyte has been in deep waters multiple times in big fights gaining crucial experience.


Key Points:

  • They match up very similarly on paper and physically.

  • Both fighters possess one-punch knockout power and are dangerous in every round.

  • Rivas is yet to lose and Whyte has the pressure of keeping a top contender spot.

  • Whyte will have an important reach advantage over Rivas.

  • Whyte has more experience fighting higher ranked opponents.

Winner: Whyte via KO/TKO