Dillian Whyte ready to give up home advantage in Deontay Wilder pursuit

"If he wants, he can have the home judges, his hometown, whatever. I don't care, I'd even fight him in his own home."

Heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte says he's willing to give up home advantage in his pursuit of former world champion Deontay Wilder.

Whyte, 32, recently beat Russia's Alexander Povetkin with a stunning fourth-round knockout to reclaim his WBC interim belt.

The victory kept him in line for a world title shot against either Anthony Joshua or Tyson Fury, who are themselves gearing up for a unification bout.

But first, Whyte has set his sights on Alabama's 'Bronze Bomber'.

Speaking to Sky Sports, he said: "I think the public demand for the Wilder fight is already there, to be honest.

"There's a lot of demand for it already. Fighting in America doesn't hurt. It increases the profile and the interest, and a different fan base and following.

"It would be good to get a big fight in America in the summer. I'll fight Wilder in Alabama, if that's what is going to make him feel secure and safe enough to take the fight.

"If he wants, he can have the home judges, his hometown, whatever. I don't care, I'd even fight him in his own home."

It's thought that a bout between Whyte and Wilder would be an intriguing affair, given their respective punching power.

Wilder achieved an incredible 41 knockouts on his way to becoming WBC champion in 2015 and during his title defences.

His lack of technical ability was ultimately shown in a brutal defeat to Tyson Fury last year.

Whyte's brilliant win in the Povetkin rematch put him back in the world title game, and the Brixton man is aiming for another knockout against Wilder.

"I just want to get hold of him and hurt him. I'm coming for war. Wherever the fight is, whatever is going on, I'm cool," Whyte added.

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