WATCH: Dillian Whyte enjoys his home from home
By Sky Sports News
Last Updated: 20/07/18 10:32am
Training for a big fight can be tough, especially when you are based away from your home and loved ones.
But Dillian Whyte, who faces Joseph Parker in a heavyweight clash at the O2 in London on July 28 - live on Sky Sports Box Office - has managed to find a home-from-home when he is at his training camp in Leicestershire.
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Whyte, from Brixton in south London, stays with the Higginsons in their pub and has become part of the family.
"I have a home in London and a home here, so I am never really away from home. The respect we have for each other is so great," he told Sky Sports News.
"They're funny and I'm funny. Everything I do for my family, I do for them. They are a proper family."
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