Dillian Whyte: Eddie Hearn urges people to wait for facts before making judgement

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Dillian Whyte (left) survived a ninth-round knockdown to beat Oscar Rivas on points

Dillian Whyte’s promoter Eddie Hearn has urged fans to “wait for the facts” before judging the fighter.

The British heavyweight, 31, tested positive for a banned substance before Saturday’s win against Oscar Rivas.

If the result is confirmed, it would be Whyte’s second offence – he served a two-year suspension from 2012 to 2014 for unknowingly taking an illegal supplement – and he could face an eight-year ban.

“He is absolutely broken,” said Hearn.

Speaking to iFL TV,