How does Dillian Whyte's weight against Tyson Fury compare to previous fights?

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Dillian Whyte has once again held his training camp in Portugal ahead of his biggest fight to date.

The Body Snatcher will challenge Fury for the WBC and Ring Magazine titles and faced off against Fury for the final time at the weigh-in on Friday.

Whyte hit the scales at 253lbs and four oz but how does that compare to his previous five fights?

Alexander Povetkin 2 (March 27, 2021)

Dillian Whyte's former coach is pleased his ex-fighter is getting an 'overdue' title shot
Dillian Whyte's former coach is pleased his ex-fighter is getting an 'overdue' title shot

Whyte avenged his defeat against the Russian former world champion with a fourth-round stoppage in Gibraltar. The Body Snatcher was in trim shape for a career-defining fight and hit the scales at 247.2lbs.

Alexander Povetkin (August 22, 2020)

Whyte came in at 252lbs against Povetkin at Matchroom Boxing's HQ. The Fight Camp pay-per-view ended in an upset despite two knockdowns by Whyte with Povetkin delivering a huge uppercut to knock Whyte out in round five.

Mariusz Wach (December 7, 2019)

Dillian Whyte
Dillian Whyte

The Brixton heavyweight returned to the ring on the undercard of Anthony Joshua's rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia. He came in at a heavy 271.1lbs and despite being completely out of shape, Whyte overcame a late rally from Wach to earn a unanimous decision victory.

Oscar Rivas (July 20, 2019)

In a challenging fight, Whyte appeared in trim shape at 254lbs and won the Sky Sports pay-per-view encounter. Whyte did have to overcome adversity though after getting knocked down in the ninth round. He won the vacant WBC interim title with the win at London's O2 Arena.

Derek Chisora (December 22, 2018)

Whyte was light for the domestic dust-up against Derek Chisora, weighing in at 248.8lbs. The first encounter saw Whyte edge out Chisora via split-decision although many felt the latter had done enough to earn victory. The rematch was a tight affair too, but Whyte dug deep and knocked Chisora out in round 11.

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