Deontay Wilder coach calls Dillian Whyte dangerous opponent
Malik Scott is impressed with what he saw of Dillian Whyte
Dillian Whyte is a “dangerous” opponent for any heavyweight. This is the verdict of Malik Scott, who is currently preparing Deontay Wilder for his WBC title crack at Tyson Fury on October 9 in Las Vegas.
Scott, a former nemesis of Wilder, has been given the task of preparing the Alabama man for his trilogy fight with Fury following Wilder’s split with long-term trainer Mark Breland. Whyte, a fighter who has pursued a confrontation with Wilder for several years, is someone who Scott believes poses a real threat.
“Whyte is just dangerous to anyone,” Scott said speaking with BoxingScene. But what makes him vulnerable for Wilder is he’s very heavy up front. And I think being under 6ft 3in against any powerful puncher, especially Deontay, is a recipe for a desaster.
“His waist seems shorter than his actual size and his best and hardest punch really is his jab / left hook. Her arms are longer than they appear and they hang almost down to her knees. So when you think that you are out of reach of his size, it is tricky because you are always within reach of him because of his long arm length.