LIVE: Dillian Whyte vs Jermaine Franklin: Results from London, UK

World Boxing News provides results from London in the United Kingdom as Dillian Whyte faces Jermaine Franklin at heavyweight.

Whyte will face undefeated American contender Franklin on his anticipated return to the ring at the OVO Arena, Wembley.

‘The Body Snatcher’ (28-3, 19 KOs) fell short in his challenge for Tyson Fury’s WBC heavyweight world title at Wembley Stadium in April.

He will take on Michigan’s Franklin (21-0, 14 KOs), knowing another loss spells the end of his career at the top level.

Opponent Franklin is unbeaten in 21 fights since joining the professional ranks in April 2015.

The undercard sees fast-rising Ipswich Heavyweight Fabio Wardley (14-0, 13 KOs) clash with Nantwich’s Nathan Gorman (19-1, 13 KOs) for the vacant British heavyweight title.

Former WBA light heavyweight world title challenger Craig Richards (17-3-1, 10 KOs) takes on Latvian warrior Ricards Bolotniks (19-6-1, 8 KOs) in an exciting match-up at 175 lbs.

Derby’s Sandy Ryan (4-1, 2 KOs) challenges Mexico’s Magali Rodriguez (20-6-2, 9 KOs) for the WBC Silver super-lightweight title.

Dillian Whyte vs Franklin results

Sandy Ryan is a step closer to a world title shot after a decisive points victory over Anahi Ester Sanchez after ten rounds.

Middleweight Mark Dickinson moved to 4-0 with a six-round points win over Gideon Onyenani. The third man scored it 59-56.

Amateur star Cheavon Clarke had too much in his locker for Jose Ulrich. Clarke got the job done in the second when referee Reece Carter stepped in to save Ulrich from further punishment.

The Argentine was down in the first and struggled to take Clarke’s best punches. Clarke is now 4-0.

George Liddard made light work of Nikola Matic as the Billericay man claimed victory on his pro debut. Matic went down in the second and didn’t want to continue despite the Bosnian getting to his feet.

In the opener, Dillian Whyte’s heavyweight protege Thomas Carty took out Ukranian also-ran Pvavlo Krolenko in five rounds. Carty is now 4-0.

Remaining bouts

6 x 3 mins International Welterweight contest
PAT MCCORMACK 10pc 12lbs v CHRISTIAN NICOLAS ANDINO 10pc 6lbs
(Sunderland, England) (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

12 x 3 mins vacant British Heavyweight Title
FABIO WARDLEY 17st 2lbs v NATHAN GORMAN 19st 5lbs
(Ipswich, England) (Nantwich, England)

12 x 3 mins International Heavyweight contest
DILLIAN WHYTE 17st 13lbs v JERMAINE FRANKLIN 18st 5lbs
(Brixton, England) (Saginaw, USA)

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