DILLIAN WHYTE might need to spend some of his £6million windfall from his defeat to Tyson Fury on a new TOOTH.
TV cameras appeared to capture one of Whyte’s teeth flying out of his mouth after a violent uppercut from Fury.
Tyson Fury retained his WBC heavyweight title with a brutal knockout of Dillian Whyte
Whyte managed to make his way back to his feet by referee Mark Lyson called a halt to proceedings
And replays appear to show Fury’s vicious uppercut knocking a tooth out of Whyte’s mouth
The Londoner also needed stitches around his right eye after a clash of heads in the fourth round of his Wembley KO loss.
Whyte, 34, had waited over 1,600 days for his mandatory shot at Fury.
Asked about Whyte’s tooth, Fury said: “I didn’t see, to be honest.”
Boxing fans were quick to comment on one of Whyte’s pearly whites seemingly soaring through the Wembley air.
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One tweeted: “One cracking uppercut, one KO and one tooth missing, bad day at the office for Dillian Whyte.”
Another said: “Dillian Whyte lost the fight and a tooth.”
And another said: “Dillian Whyte’s tooth has just done a tour of Mars.”
One remarked: “Dillian Whyte’s tooth has just ended up in Watford!”
Another chimed in: “I just wandered out onto the balcony and caught Dillian Whyte’s tooth.”
Whyte required oxygen after having his world title hopes dashed by Fury’s right fist and didn’t give a post-fight interview.
But he’s since broken his silence to reflect on his third career defeat, which he’s taken plenty of positives from.
He told BBC Radio: “There wasn’t a lot in it – it was a close fight and I didn’t feel like I was outclassed in there.
“My game plan was to press him and start moving forward. I was trying to attack but one slip and I got caught with the shot.
“He’s a big awkward guy – I was expecting that.
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“It was always going to be an awkward fight, but I was trying to set up and be patient and land what I could early and from round three onwards start to press.
“It was a good learning experience.”
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