Dillian Whyte vs. Anthony Joshua. The rematch, according to Buddy McGirt, isn’t just a battle – it’s a full-on narrative of growth and transformation.
“Looking back at both, they’ve had quite a journey since their last fight” he said. “Their growth, both inside and outside the boxing ring, has been extraordinary. I’m expecting this fight to be a whole new level of competition.”
The initial brawl between Dillian Whyte and AJ stirred the pot, but Buddy’s a half-full-glass kind of dude.
“Most people only see the spectacle, not the grueling preparation,” he stated when asked about the criticism after the first fight. “Dillian had an injury weeks prior to the fight. Every punch he threw was like stabbing pain, but he powered through.”
Despite all the criticism, Buddy stood by his fighter. “We altered our game plan,” he revealed, a hint of pride echoing in his tone, “but that’s the enchanting unpredictability of boxing.”
Let’s talk about Dillian Whyte, a true fighter.
“Dillian’s a born fighter,” said Buddy, reflecting on the fallout of the first bout, “Okay, he wasn’t in peak shape, but he showed heart. He stepped into the ring and did what he had to.”
We switched topics to talk about the larger landscape – the heavyweight boxing scene. Buddy is pretty excited about what the future may hold. “It’s about time we see the best of the best go head to head,” he expressed. “The heavyweight division that’s where the action is.”
Buddy holds his fighters in high regard, emphasizing their dedication and undying spirit. As for Joshua, he’s seen the highs and lows. “Every professional journey comes with its roadblocks,” he noted, “The trick is in how you tackle them.”
Let’s not forget the money aspect of the boxing hustle.
Everyone wonders if hefty paychecks can put out a fighter’s fire. Buddy’s take? Well-rounded.
“Dillian gives his all as if his life hinges on it,” he shared, “It’s like he’s battling for his survival. And Joshua? The guy’s relentless. He even invited me to his training session once. Joshua’s got the hustle.”