Dillian ‘The Body Snatcher’ Whyte was born on April 11, 1988 in Port Antonio in Jamaica, he moved with his family to the Brixton, England at the age of 12. The Body Snatcher was caught up in violent gang wars in his early days in Tulse Hill, London, and was stabbed three times, first when he was 13-years-old then again aged 15 and 16. He was shot in the leg twice for being in the ‘wrong place at the wrong time’ and then shot again on another occasion. Combat sports would be how Dillian Whyte would save himself from either jail or the morgue.
A British boxer who has held multiple regional heavyweight championships, including the WBC Silver title since 2017, the WBO International title since 2018, and previously the British title from 2016 to 2017 is named for Dillian Whyte. He is ranked as the world’s fifth-best active heavyweight by The Ring magazine and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and sixth by BoxRec as of June 2019. He is also a former kickboxing champion, having held the BIKMA British super-heavyweight title and the European K1 title, and has competed professionally in mixed martial arts (MMA). Overall, he is a very talented boxer.
|Nickname:||The Body Snatcher|
|Age:||32 years old|
|Date of Birth:||April 11, 1988|
|Born:||Port Antonio, Jamaica|
|Pro Boxing Record:||27-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)|
|Current Streak:||1 Win|
|Last Fight:||December 06, 2008 in UCMMA|
|Fighting out of:||Brixton, England|
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Family Marital Status (Married), Wife, Children
Whyte has 3 children, including 2 boys. He has highlighted his early boxing idols, including Jack Dempsey, Sonny Liston, Archie Moore, Lennox Lewis, Anthony Joshua, and James Toney. On 23rd March 2015, as part of Evelyn Grace Academy’s Sports Week, he appeared alongside footballer Brede Hangeland and rugby union player Natasha Brennan to speak to the students of his profession and to impart advice and provide inspiration.
Dillian Whyte net worth
Dillian Whyte is a British professional boxer who has a net worth of $1 million. Dillian Whyte was born in Port Antonio, Portland, Jamaica in April 1988. He is a heavyweight who has also competed as a super-heavyweight in kickboxing.
Dillian Whyte next fight
Dillian Whyte is set to return to the ring this summer to take on Russian veteran Alexander Povetkin providing the fight goes ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic. The White vs Povetkin fights will be on Aug. 15, 2020. Whyte beat Mariusz Wach in Saudi Arabia last December on the undercard for Anthony Joshua’s rematch win over Andy Ruiz Jr.