Tyson Fury has claimed “coward” Dillian Whyte wants to be paid just to turn up to a press conference to promote their fight in a brutal attack.
The battle of the Brits is yet to be rubber stamped and remains in danger.
Whyte has been awarded just 20 per cent of the purse and the deadline for the contract to be signed was February 19.
And according to heavyweight champ Fury, Whyte is asking to be paid to turn up to a press conference to promote their potential fight.
He said on Instagram: “I’ve just heard that little sausage Dillian Whyte wants paying to turn up to a press conference.
“You little, silly, fat sausage.
“You’re getting that (fist).
Should the fight be signed off, Fury says it will be in the UK and April 23 is the likely spot on the calendar.
The most likely venue for Fury vs Whyte is reportedly Cardiff or Manchester, but no details are set in stone.
And either Fury or Whyte could be leaving with a special one-off Union Belt.
A WBC statement read: “The World Boxing Council proudly announces the Union Belt.
“This unique belt will be presented as a special trophy to the winner of the highly anticipated fight between WBC Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury and WBC interim Heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte.
“The Union belt extols special elements to celebrate and commemorate the United Kingdom through boxing.”